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Wild Animals and Circuses (Wales) Act 2020

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Powers of inspection etc.E+W

9E+WAn inspector exercising a power of entry may—

(a)search the premises;

(b)examine, measure or test anything that is found on the premises, including an animal;

(c)question any person on the premises;

(d)require any person on the premises to give the inspector such assistance as the inspector may reasonably require;

(e)take a sample, including a sample from an animal;

(f)mark an animal found on the premises for identification purposes;

(g)take a photograph or video recording of anything that is found on the premises, including of an animal;

(h)require any person on the premises to produce any document or record in whatever form it is held that is in the person's possession or control;

(i)take copies of or extracts from any document or record found on the premises in whatever form it is held;

(j)require information which is stored in an electronic form and is accessible from the premises to be produced in a form in which it can be taken away and in which it is visible and legible or from which it can readily be produced in a visible and legible form;

(k)seize any item, except an animal, that is found on the premises and which the inspector reasonably believes to be evidence of the commission of an offence under section 1.

10E+WA person taken onto the premises under paragraph 8(a) may exercise any power conferred on an inspector by paragraph 9 if the person is under the supervision of the inspector.

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