6A. Inspector's powers of detention
An inspector may detain any plant or potential carrier in respect of which fees have become payable for any inspection pursuant to the provisions of this Act until payment of those fees, and failing payment thereof within the time specified in a notice given by the inspector to the person who appears to him to be the owner of the plant or potential carrier may dispose of the plant or potential carrier by sale or otherwise: Provided that in the case of sale the proceeds shall be appropriated in payment or part payment of the amount due for fees and any balance remaining after payment in full of the fees shall be transmitted to the person entitled thereto.
[Section 6A inserted by No. 35 of 1947 s. 3; amended by No. 51 of 1984 s. 7.]