—(1) For the purpose of ascertaining whether any animal or bird is suffering from disease or for the purpose of ascertaining whether any offence under this Act has been or is being committed —
any authorised officer or police officer may enter and examine any land, building or premises on or in which he suspects any animal or bird is being kept for the purpose of examining the animal, bird, land, building or premises and the owner of the land, building, premises, animal or bird shall render the authorised officer or police officer all necessary assistance and furnish such information as may be required of him; and
any authorised officer, police officer or officer of customs may stop, enter and examine any conveyance used for carrying animals.
(2) Any authorised officer, police officer or officer of customs acting under subsection (1) may, if the circumstances so warrant, with such assistance as he thinks necessary, remove anything obstructing his entry to the premises or conveyance or break open any door, window, lock, fastener, hold, compartment, box, container or any other thing.
(3) No compensation shall be payable to any person in respect of any damage to his property caused or occasioned by any act authorised by subsection (2).
(4) Any person in charge of a conveyance who does not stop when he is required to do so by any authorised officer, police officer or officer of customs under subsection (1)(b) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months or to both.