11 Powers of officers.E+W+S+N.I.
(1)[F1Alicensing authority] may authorise any person, subject to such limitations as may be specified in the instrument authorising him, to enforce this Part of this Act; and the following provisions of this Act shall be construed, in reference to a person so authorised, as subject to any such limitations.
(2)Subject to the following provisions of this Act, a person so authorised may enter—
(a)land and vehicles in [F2 Scotland ];
[F3(b)vessels, aircraft, hovercraft and marine structures in Scotland or within the Scottish inshore region,]
if he has reasonable grounds for believing that any substances or articles intended to be deposited in the sea or under the sea-bed or incinerated on a vessel or marine structure at sea are or have been present there.
(3)A person so authorised may board [F4 any vessel within the Scottish inshore region ]
if it appears to him that it is intended to be scuttled.
(4)A person so authorised shall not enter premises used only as a dwelling for the purpose of enforcing this Part of this Act.
(5)Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect with respect to persons authorised to enforce this Part of this Act.
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