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Arms Control and Disarmament (Inspections) Act 2003

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4(1)Section 2 (rights of entry etc) is amended as follows.

(2)In the sidenote, for “challenge inspections under” substitute “inspections pursuant to Sections VII, VIII and IX of”.

(3)In subsection (1) (authorisation of challenge inspections), for “a challenge inspection within any specified area” substitute “an inspection pursuant to Section VIII of the Protocol (challenge inspections within a specified area)”.

(4)After subsection (1) insert—

(1A)The Secretary of State may also issue an authorisation under this section in respect of an inspection which it is proposed to conduct pursuant to—

(a)Section VII of the Protocol (declared site inspections), or

(b)Section IX of the Protocol (inspections in a designated area).

(5)In subsection (2) (authorisation to contain a description of the specified area), for “specified area” substitute “area to be inspected pursuant to the relevant Section of the Protocol”.

(6)In subsection (3)(a) (powers of inspection team within the specified area), for “specified area” substitute “area in respect of which the authorisation is issued”.

(7)In subsection (5) (division into sub-teams etc), for “paragraph 2” substitute “paragraph 4 or 5”.

(8)In subsection (8) (validity of authorisation for challenge inspection), omit “challenge” in both places.

(9)In subsection (9) (evidence of membership of inspection team etc for challenge inspection), omit “challenge”.

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