Who is allowed to break in to your house? – The Guardian

Posted February 26th, 2008 in powers of entry, special report by sally

“It may sound suprising, but according to a 2007 report by Harry Snook, a barrister for the Centre for Policy Studies, there are 266 powers allowing officials to enter your home, and not all require a warrant. Those who can break in include firefighters, in an emergency, and police arresting a suspect. The Environment Agency can gain access without a warrant where there is danger of pollution or damage to public health.”

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The Guardian, 26th February 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk