S. 83(1) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 155.24).
(1) An authorised police officer may without warrant apprehend and take before a bail justice or the Magistrates' Court to be dealt with according to law any person whom he or she finds in or entering or leaving premises in respect of which there is in force a declaration declaring those premises to be a proscribed brothel notice of the making of which has been published in accordance with section 81(1)(a).
S. 83(2) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 155.24).
(2) An authorised police officer may at any time—
(a) enter any premises to which subsection (1) applies; or
(b) pass through or over any other land or building in order to enter those premises—
and for that purpose may break open doors, windows or partitions on those premises or do any other acts on those premises that may be necessary.
S. 83(3) amended by No. 37/2014 s. 10(Sch. item 155.24).
(3) An authorised police officer exercising a power under subsection (2) must, on request, produce—
(a) evidence of his or her status as an authorised member of the police force; and
(b) a copy of the declaration declaring the premises to be a proscribed brothel.