Inspection of goods that bear infringing sign

155 Inspection of goods

(1)

The chief executive or a Customs officer must permit a person who claims to have an interest in goods or proceedings to which section 143 or section 153 applies to inspect the goods if the chief executive or Customs officer has, in his or her possession, goods to which any of the following apply:

(a)

a notice given under section 137:

(b)

an investigation under section 143:

(c)

proceedings under section 153.

(2)

A person who claims to have an interest in goods may—

(a)

inspect the goods during normal office hours; or

(b)

with the approval of the chief executive or Customs officer, remove the goods or a sample of the goods to a place, for a specified period, and on any conditions specified by the chief executive or Customs officer for the purpose of inspecting them.

(3)

Any person who wishes to inspect any goods under this section must give the chief executive or Customs officer not less than 72 hours notice of his or her intention to inspect those goods, or any lesser notice period specified by the chief executive or Customs officer for that purpose.

Compare: 1953 No 66 s 54J