Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act, 1998

Search warrants.

7.—If a judge of the District Court is satisfied on the sworn information of an inspector that there are reasonable grounds for suspecting that—

(a) a premises is used for a purpose connected with the carriage of dangerous goods by road,

(b) transport equipment used for that purpose is at the premises,

(c) there is information or material relating to the carriage of dangerous goods by road required by an inspector for examination held in any premises or part of any premises, or

(d) an offence under this Act has been or is being committed therein,

the judge may issue a warrant authorising an inspector, accompanied by other inspectors or members of the Garda Síochána, at any time or times within one month from the date of issue of the warrant, on production if so required of the warrant, to enter that premises, if need be by reasonable force, and exercise all or any of the powers conferred on an inspector under section 6 .