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Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002

Section 48: Powers of inspectors

88.This section sets out the powers of persons carrying out inspections or reviews for the Chief Inspector, including powers to require documents to be produced and explained. The offence of failing to comply with such a requirement without reasonable excuse, which is created by subsection (3), is triable in the magistrates’ courts (see subsection (4)). The current maximum for a fine on level 3 is £1,000.

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