Excise Act 1901


Division 1 - Powers of Officers  

Subdivision B - General regulatory powers  


An officer may, without warrant, stop and search a conveyance for tobacco leaf or excisable goods if the officer has reasonable grounds for believing that:

(a) tobacco leaf or excisable goods are in or on the conveyance; and

(b) the conveyance has been used, is being used or is intended to be used in the commission of an offence against:

(i) a provision of the Excise Acts; or

(ii) section 6 of the Crimes Act 1914 ; or

(iii) section 11.1 , 11.2 , 11.2A or 11.5 of the Criminal Code ; or

(iv) a provision of Division 308 in Schedule 1 to the Taxation Administration Act 1953 .


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