(1) An application for a search warrant must contain, in reasonable detail, the following particulars:
(a) the name of the applicant:
(b) the provision authorising the making of the application:
(c) the grounds on which the application is made (including the reasons why the legal requirements for issuing the warrant are believed by the applicant to be satisfied):
(d) the address or other description of the place, vehicle, or other thing proposed to be entered, or entered and searched, inspected, or examined:
(e) a description of the item or items or other evidential material believed to be in or on or part of the place, vehicle, or other 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—
(a) may require the applicant to supply further information concerning the grounds on which the search warrant is sought; but
(b) must not, in any circumstances, require the applicant to disclose the name, address, or any other identifying detail of an informant unless, and only to the extent that, such information is necessary for the issuing officer to assess either or both of the following:
(i) the credibility of the informant:
(ii) whether there is a proper basis for issuing the warrant.
(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, vehicle, or other thing proposed to be searched; and
(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 law enforcement 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.