OFM - 19(4)

PART VI - Subsection 19.(4)

PART VI
FPPA Opinions & Applications

Subsection 19.(4)  Assistance for Inspectors

SUBSECTION 19.(4)

"An inspector who enters land or premises under this section may take with him or her a police officer or such other person as he or she considers advisable to assist."
 

INTENT:

To enable an inspector to carry out the powers ascribed to him/her by obtaining the assistance of the police or other people able to assist.
 

APPLICATION:

 

Q1:

Does this subsection allow the inspector to take a police officer in order to effect the removal of persons where required?
 

A1:

This subsection allows the inspector to call on persons to assist, including a police officer, but this does not permit the use of force to carry out the provisions of this clause of the Act.