Customs Act 1901

PART XII - OFFICERS  

Division 1 - Powers of officers  

Subdivision B - General regulatory powers  

SECTION 187   POWER TO BOARD AND SEARCH  

187  


An officer may -


(a) board any ship or aircraft;


(b) board any Australian resources installation -


(i) that is subject to customs control;

(ii) at which there is a ship or aircraft that has come to the installation from a place outside Australia; or

(iii) on which an officer has reasonable grounds to believe there are goods that are subject to customs control;


(c) board a resources installation (other than an Australian resources installation) in respect of which permission under section 5A has been granted;


(d) board any Australian sea installation:


(i) that is subject to customs control;

(ii) at which there is a ship or aircraft that has come to the installation from parts beyond the seas; or

(iii) on which an officer has reasonable grounds to believe there are goods that are subject to customs control;


(e) board a sea installation (other than an Australian sea installation) in respect of which permission under section 5B has been granted;


(f) search any ship or aircraft or an installation of the kind referred to in paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e); or


(g) secure any goods on any ship or aircraft or on any installation of the kind referred to in paragraph (b), (c), (d) or (e).

187(2)  
(Repealed by No 16 of 2013)




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