[36AF1Warrants to enter land.E+W
(1)If it is shown to the satisfaction of a justice of the peace on sworn information in writing—
(a)that there are reasonable grounds for entering any land for any of the purposes mentioned in section 36; and
(i)admission to the land has been refused, or a refusal is reasonably apprehended; or
(ii)the case is one of urgency,
the justice may issue a warrant authorising any person duly authorised in writing by a hazardous substances authority to enter the land.
(2)For the purposes of subsection (1)(b)(i) admission to land shall be regarded as having been refused if no reply is received to a request for admission within a reasonable period.
(3)A warrant authorises entry on one occasion only and that entry must be—
(a)within one month from the date of the issue of the warrant; and
(b)at a reasonable hour, unless the case is one of urgency.]
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