(815 ILCS 370/5.1) (from Ch. 5, par. 1705.1)
    Sec. 5.1. Enforcement and administration.
    (a) The Department shall enforce and administer the provisions of this Act.
    (b) The Department shall have access during normal business hours to all distributor and retailer records relating to the production, blending, refining, distributing or sale of motor fuel or petroleum. In addition, the Department shall have access to all motor fuel or petroleum for the purpose of examination, inspection, taking of samples and investigation of a retailer or distributor. If access is denied by the owner or person representing a retailer or distributor, the Department may obtain a search warrant from a court of the appropriate jurisdiction.
    (c) Samples may be collected from any person by the Department without cost to the State. The Department may test or analyze such samples on a complaint basis, on a random sample basis, or as may be deemed necessary to determine compliance with the provisions of this Act.
    (d) The Department may issue a stop-use order for any motor fuel or petroleum found not to be in compliance with any provision of this Act. A stop-use order shall be rescinded by the Director when the motor fuel or petroleum is in compliance of this Act.
    (e) The Director may cooperate with and enter into agreements with persons in order to carry out the purpose and provisions of this Act.
    (f) The Department shall notify the Department of Revenue of any violation of Section 4.1 of the Act.
    (g) Retailers or Distributors shall provide assistance to the Director as may be necessary for enforcement of this Act.
    (h) The Department is authorized to hold administrative hearings to determine violations of the Act or rules and compliance with provisions of this Act or rules.
    (i) The Department may make such rules and regulations as may be necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 88-582, eff. 1-1-95.)