Sampling and other checks and examinations
19.—(1) An inspector may carry out all checks and examinations necessary for the enforcement of these Regulations.
(2) Without prejudice to the generality of the powers in paragraph (1), an inspector may—
(a)take samples (and, if necessary, send the samples for laboratory testing) from any protein, feed or feedingstuff;
(b)examine any record (including any record held in electronic form) which he believes to be relevant to any checks and examinations under these Regulations;
(c)seize, detain and require the production of any such record which he has reason to believe may be required as evidence in proceedings under any of the provisions of these Regulations;
(d)take with him such other person as he considers necessary to carry out any checks and examinations under these Regulations;
(e)inspect any production, storage, transport or other operation carried out under these Regulations and anything used for the marking and identification of protein, feed or feedingstuff; and
(f)take with him a representative of the Commission acting for any purposes of the Commission related to these Regulations.