Other Regulatory Functions

By virtue of section 21 of the Guyana Gold Board Act, officers of the Board may, with the authorisation of a Magistrate or Justice of the Peace, enter into any premises at any hour of the day or night and using such assistance and force as may be necessary to carry out a search of premises where the officer has reasonable cause to suspect that an offence against section 7 (possession of gold), section 8 (sale or purchase from the Gold Board), section 9 (exemptions) and 10 (authority to purchase gold) are being committed.