(1) Any presidency magistrate or a magistrate of the first class may, by warrant, authorise any police officer not below the rank of sub-inspector to enter upon and search any place where books of accounts or other documents relating to forward contracts or options in goods entered into contravention of the provisions of this Act, may be or may be reasonably suspected to be, and such police officer may seize any such book or document, if in his opinion, it relates to any such forward contract or option in goods.
(2) The provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure 1898, shall, so far as may be, apply to any search or seizure made under sub-section (1) as they apply, to any search or seizure made under the authority of a warrant issued under section 98 of the said Code.
1. Sections 22-A, 22B, inserted, by Act 62 of 1960, Section 20 (28-12-1960).
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