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Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

Version of section 16 from 2003-01-01 to 2009-06-15:

Marginal note:Warrant required to enter dwelling-place

  •  (1) An inspector may not enter a dwelling-place except with the consent of the occupant or under the authority of a warrant.

  • Marginal note:Authority to issue warrant

    (2) Where on ex parte application a justice, as defined in section 2 of the Criminal Code, is satisfied by information on oath that

    • (a) the conditions for entry described in section 15 exist in relation to a dwelling-place,

    • (b) entry is necessary for any purpose relating to the administration or enforcement of this Act, and

    • (c) entry has been refused or there are reasonable grounds for believing that entry will be refused,

    the justice may at any time sign and issue a warrant authorizing the inspector named in the warrant to enter the dwelling-place subject to any conditions that may be specified in the warrant.

  • Marginal note:Use of force

    (3) The inspector who executes the warrant shall not use force unless the inspector is accompanied by a peace officer and the use of force has been specifically authorized in the warrant.

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