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Right to Gain Entry

Volume 470: debated on Tuesday 8 January 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department what the terms of reference are of the review into the right to gain entry; and whether the review will consider the right to gain entry by public authorities other than the police. (176499)

The review will examine all powers of entry with a view to: producing a comprehensive list of powers of entry, inspection, search and seizure; considering a statutory framework for all such powers and scrutiny criteria for all proposed new powers; and development of information material for the public to raise awareness for businesses and individuals of their rights and remedies.