134G Application for search warrant

(1)

An application for a search warrant must contain, in reasonable detail, the following particulars:

(a)

the name of the applicant:

(b)

the provision of this Act authorising the making of the application:

(c)

the grounds on which the application is made:

(d)

the address or other description of the place or thing proposed to be searched:

(e)

a description of the item or items believed to be at, in, on, over, or under the place or thing that are sought by the applicant:

(f)

the period for which the warrant is sought:

(g)

if the applicant wants to be able to execute the warrant on more than 1 occasion, the grounds on which execution on more than 1 occasion is believed to be necessary.

(2)

The issuing officer may require the applicant to supply further information concerning the grounds on which the search warrant is sought.

(3)

The applicant must disclose in the application—

(a)

details of any other application for a search warrant that the applicant knows to have been made within the previous 3 months in respect of the place or thing proposed to be searched:

(b)

the result of that application or those applications.

(4)

The applicant must, before making an application for a search warrant, make reasonable inquiries within the agency in which the applicant is employed or engaged for the purpose of complying with subsection (3).

(5)

The issuing officer may authorise the search warrant to be executed on more than 1 occasion during the period in which the warrant is in force if he or she is satisfied that this is required for the purposes for which the warrant is being issued.

Section 134G: inserted, on 7 October 2011, by section 18 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71).