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(1)Any person authorised by the Welsh Ministers may, for the purposes of regulations made under section 13, at any reasonable time enter—
(a)any premises owned or controlled by a local authority;
(b)any premises falling within subsection (3).
(2)But subsection (1) does not authorise entry to premises used wholly or mainly as a private dwelling.
(3)The premises referred to in subsection (1)(b) are premises—
(a)which are used, or proposed to be used, by any person in connection with services or facilities secured by a local authority;
(b)or which the person authorised under subsection (1) reasonably believes to be so used, or proposed to be so used.
(4)Authorisation under subsection (1)—
(a)may be given for a particular occasion or period;
(b)may be given subject to conditions.
(5)A person exercising any power conferred by subsection (1) or section 15 must, if so required, produce some duly authenticated document showing that person’s authority to do so.
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