134R Compliance with certain provisions may be deferred in certain circumstances

(1)

A person exercising a power of entry and search or a power of entry and examination may apply to a District Court Judge for an order postponing the obligation to comply with section 134P(4) or (5) (in the case of a power of entry and search) or 134Q on the grounds that compliance would—

(a)

endanger the safety of any person; or

(b)

prejudice ongoing investigations under this Act or exercises of the power of entry and search or the power of entry and examination on subsequent occasions.

(2)

An application may be made under subsection (1),—

(a)

in the case of a search warrant, at the time of the initial application or until the expiry of 7 days after the warrant is finally executed; and

(b)

in the case of the power of entry and examination, until the expiry of 7 days after the power of entry and examination is exercised.

(3)

On an application under subsection (1), the District Court Judge may make an order postponing for a specified period not exceeding 12 months the obligation to comply with section 134P(4) or (5) or 134Q, if the Judge is satisfied on either ground set out in subsection (1).

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