Shops (Conditions of Employment) Act, 1938

Powers of inspectors of sanitary authorities.

58.—(1) An inspector of a sanitary authority may, within the district of such sanitary authority, do, for the purposes of ascertaining whether the provisions of this Part of this Act are being complied with, all or any of the following things, that is to say:—

(a) enter at any reasonable time by night or day any shop in such district;

(b) inspect such shop or any part thereof;

(c) make all such tests and do all such things as he may consider necessary for the said purpose.

(2) If any person obstructs or interferes with an inspector of a sanitary authority in the exercise of the powers conferred on such inspector by this section, such person shall be guilty of an offence under this section and shall be liable on summary conviction thereof to a fine not exceeding ten pounds.