Medical Act

55.3(1) A judge of The Court of Queen’s Bench of New Brunswick may, upon the ex parte application of the College, issue a warrant authorizing an investigator to enter and search a place, examine and seize and remove anything that is relevant to the investigation, if the judge is satisfied that the investigator has been properly appointed and there are reasonable grounds for believing that

 

(a) the member or associate member being investigated has committed an act of professional misconduct, is incompetent or incapacitated, and

 

(b) there is something relevant to the investigation at that place.

55.3(2) An investigator entering and searching a place under the authority of a warrant issued under subsection (1) may be assisted by other persons and may enter the place by force.

55.3(3) An investigator entering and searching a place under the authority of a warrant issued under subsection (1), shall produce his or her identification and a copy of the warrant, upon request, to any person at that place.

55.3(4) A person conducting an entry or search under this Part who finds anything not described in the warrant that the person believes on reasonable grounds will provide evidence in respect of the matter being investigated, may seize and remove that thing.