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Tobacco Retailers Act (Northern Ireland) 2014

Section 11: Powers of entry

Provides an authorised officer of a district council with a power of entry in relation to premises (other than premises only used as a private dwelling house) for the purpose of the proper exercise of the officer’s functions under this Act and for relevant offences under the Health and Personal Social Services (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 and the Children and Young Persons (Protection from Tobacco) (Northern Ireland) Order 1991.  An authorised officer may take possession of documents and records and require other people to provide him or her with information and assistance under this section.

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