226 Use of dogs and other aids

(1)

A Customs officer or any other person who is exercising any power of boarding, entry, or search under this Act may have with him or her, and use for the purpose of searching, any of the following:

(a)

a Customs dog:

(b)

any chemical substance:

(c)

X-ray or imaging equipment or any other mechanical, electrical, or electronic device.

(2)

However, neither a Customs officer nor any other person may use a dog or aid of the kind referred in subsection (1) in a private dwelling or marae except—

(a)

with the consent of an occupier or owner of that dwelling or marae; or

(b)

under a warrant.

Compare: 1996 No 27 s 172