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[F1Part 3AE+WInspection of children's centres

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98FPower of constable to assist in exercise of power of entryE+W

(1)The Chief Inspector may apply to a court for a warrant under this section.

(2)Subsection (3) applies if on an application under subsection (1) it appears to the court that the Chief Inspector—

(a)has attempted to exercise a power conferred by section 98D but has been prevented from doing so, or

(b)is likely to be prevented from exercising any such power.

(3)The court may issue a warrant authorising any constable to assist the Chief Inspector in the exercise of the power, using reasonable force if necessary.

(4)A warrant under this section must be addressed to, and executed by, a constable.

F2( 5 ). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

[F3(6) In this section “ court ” means the High Court or the family court. ]]

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F2 S. 98F(5) omitted (22.4.2014) by virtue of Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22) , s. 61(3) , Sch. 11 para. 205(a) ; S.I. 2014/954 , art. 2(e) (with art. 3 ) (with transitional provisions and savings in S.I. 2014/956 , arts. 3-11 )

F3 S. 98F(6) substituted (22.4.2014) by Crime and Courts Act 2013 (c. 22) , s. 61(3) , Sch. 11 para. 205(b) ; S.I. 2014/954 , art. 2(e) (with art. 3 ) (with transitional provisions and savings in S.I. 2014/956 , arts. 3-11 )