Health Act 2007

Requirement for occupier’s consent or District Court warrant to enter dwelling.

74.— (1) In this section “dwelling” includes any part of a designated centre occupied as a private residence by the registered provider of the designated centre or by a member of the staff of the registered provider.

(2) Notwithstanding section 73 , an authorised person or the chief inspector, in the performance of functions under that section, may not enter a dwelling other than—

(a) with the consent of the occupier, or

(b) in accordance with a warrant from the District Court issued under section 75 (2) authorising the entry.