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(1)An inspector may carry out inspections of—
for the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).
(2)The purposes are—
(a)ascertaining the levels (if any) of parasites,
(b)assessing the measures in place for the prevention, control and reduction of parasites.
(3)In particular, an inspection under subsection (1) may include—
(a)taking samples (including samples of or from fish and shellfish),
(b)examining, and taking copies of, documents or records.
(4)An inspector may arrange for the carrying out of such tests as the inspector considers necessary, using samples taken during an inspection under subsection (1), for the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).
(1)In this Part, “parasite” means any of the following—
(2)The Scottish Ministers may by order modify the meaning of parasite in subsection (1).
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