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MIE-2.3.12

Application for Warrant to Seize Records, or Documents, or Books Not Produced

(a) Where the CBB has reasonable grounds to suspect that there is, on any particular premises, any record, or document, or book the production of which has been required under rule MIE-2.3.11, and:
(i) Which has not been produced in compliance with that requirement; or
(ii) Which the CBB has reasonable grounds to believe will not be produced in compliance with that requirement,
the CBB may apply to a court for the issue of a warrant authorising the CBB to search the premises for such record, or document, or book, with or without compelling force:
(iii) To enter and search the premises and to break open and search anything, whether a fixture or not, in the premises; and
(iv) To take possession of or secure against interference, any record, or document, or book that appears to be a record, or document, or book, the production of which was so required.
(b) The powers conferred under paragraph (a) are in addition and not in derogation of any other powers conferred by any other written law or rule of law.
(c) In this Module, "premises" includes any structure, building, aircraft, vehicle or vessel.