Protection of Freedoms Bill

AMENDMENTS
TO BE MOVED
ON REPORT

Clause 40

LORD MARLESFORD

 

Page 33, line 33, at end insert—

“( ) A further safeguard shall be that, unless explicitly provided for in the statute providing for the power of entry, all powers of entry shall be exercised by agreement with the premises owner or by warrant.”

 

Page 33, line 33, at end insert—

“( ) A further safeguard shall be that, notwithstanding the statute providing for the power of entry, a power of entry may only be used without warrant, or without agreement with the owner of the premises to be entered, in cases where the authority using the power can demonstrate that the aim of the use of the power would be frustrated if a warrant or agreement were sought.”

Prepared 16th January 2012