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15. Entry by Building Control Officers and Certain Other Persons of Certain Buildings and Land

1. Any building control officer or any other person authorized thereto by the local authority may enter any building or land at any reasonable time with a view to inspection in connection with the consideration of any application submitted in terms of section 4, or to determine whether the owner of the building or land complies with any provision of this Act or any condition imposed by the local authority in terms of this Act.

[Sub-s. (1) substituted by s. 8 of Act 62 of 1989.]

2. Any person who hinders or obstructs any building control officer or person authorized by the local authority in question in the exercise of his powers in terms of subsection (1), shall be guilty of an offence.

3. Any building control officer shall, at the request of any person affected by the execution of any of his powers, duties or activities in terms of this Act, produce his certificate of appointment issued to him in the form prescribed by national building regulation.

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