335 Power of gambling inspector to seize equipment in casino venue

(1)

A gambling inspector may, while in a casino venue, seize any gambling equipment, device, or thing if the inspector has reasonable grounds to believe it will be evidence of the commission of an offence against sections 351 to 353.

(2)

A gambling inspector may exercise the power set out in subsection (1) only after he or she has given the person from whom the gambling equipment, device, or thing is proposed to be seized the opportunity to surrender the item to the inspector.

(3)

The provisions of Part 4 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (except subpart 3) apply.

(4)

To avoid doubt, subsection (1) does not authorise a gambling inspector to search any person.

(5)

[Repealed]

Compare: 1990 No 62 s 87

Section 335(3): replaced, on 1 October 2012, by section 254(2) of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24).

Section 335(5): repealed, on 1 October 2012, by section 254(3) of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24).