155E Judge may order documents to be produced

(1)

If an application is made under section 155D and the District Court Judge is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds to believe that the person in respect of whom the order is sought has in that person’s possession, custody, or control, 1 or more documents that are evidence of, or may be of significant relevance to the investigation of, an offence against any of sections 120 to 124 in respect of imported goods, the District Court Judge may order the person to produce those documents for inspection by a Customs officer.

(2)

An order under subsection (1)—

(a)

must be in the prescribed form (if any); and

(b)

must specify—

(i)

when the documents are to be produced for inspection; and

(ii)

the place where the documents are to be produced for inspection; and

(iii)

the Customs officer to whom the documents are to be produced for inspection; and

(c)

may be subject to any further terms and conditions the District Court Judge thinks fit.

Section 155E: inserted, on 7 October 2011, by section 23 of the Trade Marks Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 71).