(1) Every member of the Customs and Excise Service shall for the purposes of this Ordinance have power to do all or any of the following things-
(a) to enter at all reasonable times or, if specially authorized in writing by the Commissioner for the purposes of this section, at any time by day and night and remain as long as he thinks fit upon any premises or place in respect of which any person holds a licence and to inspect and examine the premises or place and every part thereof; (Amended 3 of 1970 s. 7)
(b) to require the production of any licence, permit, and any book or document kept in pursuance of this Ordinance or any other document which has a bearing on the quantity, origin, value or nature of any goods to which this Ordinance applies, and to inspect, remove and detain for the purpose of examination for so long as the Commissioner may consider necessary and to examine and copy any such books or documents; (Amended 3 of 1970 s. 36; 34 of 1984 s. 2; 66 of 1986 s. 9)
(c) to make such examination and inquiry as may be necessary to ascertain whether the provisions of this Ordinance are complied with as respects any goods to which this Ordinance applies; (Amended 3 of 1970 s. 36)
(d) without payment, to take such samples of any goods to which this Ordinance applies as the Commissioner may direct for examination or for ascertaining the duty payable on such goods, and samples so taken for examination or for ascertaining the duty payable may be disposed of as the Commissioner may think fit; and
(e) to exercise such other powers as may be necessary for giving effect to the provisions of this Ordinance.
(2) The holder of every licence or permit issued under this Ordinance and his servants or agents shall furnish the means required by a member of the Customs and Excise Service as necessary for any entry, inspection, examination, inquiry or the exercise of his powers under this Ordinance in relation to any goods to which this Ordinance applies and which are or have been in the possession, custody or control of such licensee or permittee.
(3) If in pursuance of this section any member of the Customs and Excise Service, having demanded admission into any premises and declared his name and business at any entrance thereof, is no immediately admitted, he and any person acting in his aid may break into and forcibly enter the premises.