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Public Health (Wales) Act 2017

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(1)An authorised officer may, if the officer considers it necessary for the purpose of the exercise of the local authority’s functions under or by virtue of this Part, at any reasonable time enter any premises that are within subsection (4).

(2)But this does not apply in relation to premises used wholly or mainly as a dwelling.

(3)An authorised officer may not enter premises by force under this section.

(4)Premises are within this subsection if the officer has reason to believe that—

(a)a special procedure has been, is being, or is likely to be performed at the premises, or

(b)material or equipment intended for use in, or in connection with, the performance of a special procedure is stored or prepared at the premises.

(5)An authorised officer must, if asked to do so, before entering premises under this section show evidence of the authorisation referred to in section 83.

(6)This section applies to a vehicle as if it were premises.

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