75. Assistance in the location of goods at licensed premises

    (1) Where a member of the police force has lawfully entered premises to which a licence applies the member may require a person who at the time is apparently in charge of the premises to without delay

    (a) produce for inspection any goods kept by the pawnbroker or second-hand dealer;

    (b) identify and locate goods kept by the pawnbroker or second-hand dealer that correspond to a particular record kept by the pawnbroker or dealer under this Act; and

    (c) where the goods to be produced, located or identified have been but are no longer kept by the pawnbroker or second-hand dealer, provide

    (i) information as to the current location of the goods; or

    (ii) if not known, information as to what has happened to the goods.

    (2) In this section, a reference to goods or records kept by a pawnbroker or second-hand dealer is a reference to goods or records kept at any premises to which the licence held by or on behalf of the pawnbroker or dealer applies.

    (3) A person must not refuse or fail to comply with a requirement under this section and must not provide information that is false or misleading.

    Penalty: $5 000.



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