(1) Unless subsection (3) applies, an application for a search warrant—
(2) The applicant must appear in person before the issuing officer, unless subsection (3) applies.
(3) An issuing officer may allow an application for a search warrant to be made verbally (for example, by telephone call) and excuse the applicant from making a personal appearance if the issuing officer is satisfied that—
(4) An issuing officer who allows an application for a search warrant to be made verbally must record the grounds for the application as soon as practicable.
Section 134H: inserted, on 7 October 2011, by section 6 of the Copyright Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 72).