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Statutes of Newfoundland and Labrador 2002
AN ACT TO AMEND THE GASOLINE TAX ACT
(Assented to December 19, 2002)
1. S.42.1 Added
Be it enacted by the Lieutenant-Governor and House of Assembly in Legislative Session convened, as follows:
1. The Gasoline Tax Act is amended by adding immediately after section 42 the following:
Powers of inspectors
42.1 (1) Where it is reasonably necessary for the purpose of ensuring compliance with this Act and the regulations, an inspector, officer or other person appointed or designated by the minister under section 42 may, at reasonable times without a warrant,
(a) enter a business premises, work site, storage facility or bulk delivery site and inspect the contents of a tank containing gasoline including the gasoline supply tank of an internal combustion engine; and
(b) for the purpose of analysis, take a sample of gasoline not exceeding a total volume of one litre per tank.
(2) An inspector, officer or other person acting under subsection (1) may detain a vehicle or other mechanized equipment for the purpose of performing the inspection or obtaining the sample referred to in that subsection.
(3) A sample taken under subsection (1) shall be disposed of as the minister directs.
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