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(1)An inspector may carry out inspections of fish farms for any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).
(2)The purposes are—
(a)ascertaining the risk of escape of fish from the fish farm,
(b)ascertaining whether fish have escaped from the fish farm,
(c)assessing the measures in place for—
(i)the containment of fish on the fish farm,
(ii)the prevention of escape of fish from the fish farm,
(iii)the recovery of escaped fish.
(3)In particular, an inspection under subsection (1) may include—
(a)taking samples (including samples of equipment),
(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 any of the purposes mentioned in subsection (2).
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