16. The Minister or a local municipality may authorize any person to act as an inspector for the purpose of ascertaining compliance with this Act.
Any person so authorized to act as an inspector, or any peace officer, may, in the performance of his duties,
(1) enter, at any reasonable time, any commercial establishment and carry out an inspection;
(2) examine and make copies of the books, registers, accounts, files or other documents relating to the activities of the establishment;
(3) require any information relating to the application of this Act and the production of any document in connection therewith.
Any person who has custody, possession or control of the books, registers, accounts, files or other documents must, on request, make them available to the person carrying out the inspection.