17. Other powers of authorised persons

    An authorised person may, for the purpose of this Act

    (a) muster, round up, yard, draft, or otherwise move or handle any animals, and may require any person apparently in charge of the animals to render such assistance as the authorised person may specify;

    (b) inspect and examine any agricultural produce, animal, plant, food, or other substance;

    (c) take water and soil samples from any land that the authorised person believes has been or would be likely to be used in the production of any agricultural produce;

    (d) require a person having possession of any agricultural produce, animal, plant, food, or other substance in respect of which a direction has been or could be made under section 7

    (i) to state his name and address;

    (ii) to provide the name of any person from whom that agricultural produce, animal, plant, food, or other substance was obtained and of any person to whom any other agricultural produce, animal, plant, food, or other substance of a like nature has to his knowledge been supplied;

    (iii) to provide such other information as the authorised person may demand for the purposes of assisting him in the performance of his functions and duties under this Act;

    (e) do anything required or permitted by regulations to be done in connection with, or for the purposes of, the exercise of any power conferred by this Act.



Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.