United Nations Sanctions (Afghanistan) Regulation 2012
L.N. 43 of 2012
Investigation of suspected aircraft
(1) If an authorized officer has reason to suspect that an aircraft to which section 4 applies has been, is being or is about to be used in contravention of section 4(2), the officer may°X
(a) either alone or accompanied and assisted by any person acting under the officer°¶s authority, board the aircraft and search it and, for that purpose, use or authorize the use of reasonable force; and
(b) request the charterer, operator or pilot in command of the aircraft to provide any information relating to the aircraft or its cargo, or produce for inspection any of its cargo or any document relating to the aircraft or its cargo, that the officer may specify.
(2) If the aircraft referred to in subsection (1) is in the HKSAR, an authorized officer may, either there and then or on consideration of any information provided or cargo or document produced in response to a request made under subsection (1)(b), further request the charterer, operator or pilot in command of the aircraft to cause the aircraft and any of its cargo to remain in the HKSAR until the charterer, operator or pilot in command is notified by an authorized officer that the aircraft and its cargo may depart.
(3) A power conferred by this section to request a person to provide any information or produce any cargo or document for inspection includes a power to°X
(a) specify whether the information should be provided orally or in writing and in what form; and
(b) specify the time by which, and the place in which, the information should be provided or the cargo or document should be produced for inspection.