Adaptation amendments retroactively made - see 55 of 1999 s. 3
(1)If a magistrate is satisfied by information on oath that there are reasonable grounds for believing-
(a)that an activity is being carried on by a person in contravention of section 4 or of the conditions of a licence; and
(b) that a direction under section 10 has not been complied with, or a refusal to comply with such a direction is apprehended, or the case is one of urgency,
he may issue a warrant authorizing a named person acting on behalf of the Chief Executive to do anything necessary to secure compliance withthe international obligations of the People's Republic of China or with the conditions of the licence. (Amended 55 of 1999 s. 3)
(2) A warrant issued under subsection (1)-
(a) shall specify the action authorized by it;
(b) may authorize entry into specified premises at any reasonable hour on production, if required, of the warrant;
(c) shall remain in force for a period of 1 month from the date of its issue.
(3) The powers conferred by a warrant issued under subsection (1)-
(a) shall be deemed to include the power to use reasonable force if necessary; and
(b) may be exercised by the person named in the warrant together with other persons.