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Public Officials (Powers Of Entry)

Volume 973: debated on Wednesday 14 November 1979

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asked the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food what training is given to officers in his Department and in public bodies ultimately answerable to him, who have powers to search and entry, with regard to surveillance techniques and methods of gaining entry into premises.

[pursuant to his reply 6 November 1979, c. 33]: No such training is given. The powers available rarely need to be invoked.