Chapter Five: Supervision Authority

The Appointment of Inspectors

25. (a)  The Council shall appoint inspectors from among Authority employees or from among those who have been legally appointed as inspectors. It can also choose an individual who has been appointed an inspector by the enactment of a law for the purpose of supervising the implementation of the antiquities Law. The appointment shall be in writing.
(b) It is understood that the inspector shall have the authority to conduct investigations concerning offences against the Antiquities Law. It is understood that in using this authority
(1) the inspector shall have the authority of a police officer in according with paragraph 2 of the Criminal Code (Arrest and Search) [New Version], 5729-19696.
(2) The inspector may utilize all of the authority allocated to a police officer at the rank of inspector in accordance with paragraph 2 or the Order of Criminal Procedure (Testimony)7, and paragraph 3 of the aforementioned Order shall be effective [            ] registered as a result of this authority.


The Authority of the Inspector

26. (a)  Should the inspector have a probable basis upon which to assume that the matter requires him to operate under the authority assigned to him, he has the authority to –

(1) stop any vehicle and conduct a search;

(2) enter any place and conduct a search; however, he may not enter a place that serves as a place in which people live provided there is a search warrant from an authorized court, and paragraphs 24  and 26-29 of the Order of the Criminal Code (arrest and Search) [New Version], 5729-1969, will be in effect, with the necessary changes, with respect to a search conducted according to this clause;

(3) seize any object if the inspector has a probable cause to believe that an offence that violates the Antiquities Law was committed with it, and he may seize packing material or documents which, in his judgment, may be entered as evidence in a trial for and offence noted above.

(b) Insofar as this chapter is concerned, “object” includes any vehicle of conveyance.


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