§ (" .—(1) A warrant issued under section 28 must indicate
- (a) the subject matter and purpose of the investigation;
- (b) the nature of the offences created by sections 41 to 43.
§ (2) The powers conferred by section 28 are to be exercised on production of a warrant issued under that section.
§ (3) If there is no one at the premises when the named officer proposes to execute such a warrant he must, before executing it
- (a) take such steps as are reasonable in all the circumstances to inform the occupier of the intended entry; and
- (b) if the occupier is informed, afford him or his legal or other representative a reasonable opportunity to be present when the warrant is executed.
§ (4) If the named officer is unable to inform the occupier of the intended entry he must, when executing the warrant, leave a copy of it in a prominent place on the premises.343
(5) In this section—
named officer" means the officer named in the warrant; and
occupier", in relation to any premises, means a person whom the named officer reasonably believes is the occupier of those premises.").
§ The noble Lord said: My Lords, I spoke to Amendment No. 115 when we debated Amendment No. 102. I beg to move.
§ On Question, amendment agreed to.
§ Clause 30 [Decisions following an investigation]
Lord Fraser of Carmyllie moved Amendment No. 116:
Leave out Clause 30 and insert the following new clause—