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COMPETITION AND CONSUMER ACT 2010 - SECT 154L

Availability of assistance and use of force in executing a search warrant

                   In executing a search warrant:

                     (a)  the executing officer may obtain such assistance as is necessary and reasonable in the circumstances; and

                     (b)  the executing officer, or another inspector who is an officer assisting, may use such force against persons and things as is necessary and reasonable in the circumstances; and

                   (ba)  a member of the Australian Federal Police who is an officer assisting may use such force against persons and things as is necessary and reasonable in the circumstances; and

                     (c)  a person who is not an inspector, but who is an officer assisting, may use such force against things as is necessary and reasonable in the circumstances.



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