Immigration Advisers Licensing Act 2007

57 Inspection powers
  • (1) Any person authorised by the Registrar may, for a purpose set out in section 56,—

    • (a) at any reasonable time, enter any premises where the person has good cause to suspect that—

      • (i) any licensed immigration adviser or former licensed immigration adviser works or has worked in the past 2 years; or

      • (ii) any person who has applied to be licensed as an immigration adviser works; or

      • (iii) a person provides immigration advice or contracts or employs a person to provide immigration advice:

    • (b) question any licensed immigration adviser, former licensed immigration adviser, or other person at any premises of a kind described in paragraph (a):

    • (c) require a person of a kind described in paragraph (a) to produce for inspection relevant documents in that person's possession or under that person's control:

    • (d) inspect and take copies of documents referred to in paragraph (c):

    • (e) retain documents referred to in paragraph (c), if there are grounds for believing that they are evidence of the commission of an offence.

    (2) If a requirement is made of a person under subsection (1)(c), the person must immediately comply with that requirement.

    (3) The provisions of subparts 1, 5, 6, 7, 9, and 10 of Part 4 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 apply.

    Section 57: replaced, on 1 October 2012, by section 261 of the Search and Surveillance Act 2012 (2012 No 24).