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Agricultural Marketing Act (Northern Ireland) 1964

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19Inspection of premises and furnishing of returns.N.I.

(1)Any [F1 person authorised in writing] by the Ministry shall have power to enter [F1 and remain on at all reasonable times, taking with him such other persons and such equipment as appear to him necessary] and to inspect—

(a)any land or premises occupied or used by any person registered under regulations as a dealer, for the purposes of his business as such dealer; and

(b)any land or premises which the Ministry [F2 or the person so authorised] has reason to believe to be occupied or used by any person for the purpose of producing, selling, grading, marking, packing or storing any regulated product;

and any person who [F2 wilfully] obstructs or impedes [F1 a person so authorised] in the exercise of his powers under this subsection shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding [F1 £200].

F3[(1A)The power under subsection (1) to inspect land and premises shall include power to do anything that is reasonably necessary to ensure that the provisions of a scheme are being complied with.]

(2)The Ministry may for the purposes of this Act by order require any producer of, or person carrying on business as a dealer in, a regulated product to make to the Ministry, at such time or times and in such form and manner as may be prescribed by the order, returns as to the production, sales and stocks of the regulated product, and also, in the case of a dealer, returns as to purchases of the regulated product.

(3)Any person who fails to comply with any requirements of an order under subsection (2) within the time prescribed by the order, or knowingly makes any false statement in reply to such requirement, shall for each offence be liable on conviction to [F1 a fine not exceeding £200].

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