Noise and Statutory Nuisance Act 1993

Prospective

6(1)Where—E+W+S

(a)an intruder alarm installed on or in any premises is operating audibly more than one hour after it was activated, and

(b)the audible operation of the alarm is such as to give persons living or working in the vicinity of the premises reasonable cause for annoyance,

an officer of the local authority who has been authorised (whether generally or specially) for that purpose may, on production (if so required) of his authority, enter the premises to turn off the alarm.

(2)An officer may not enter premises by force under this paragraph.