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Education and Inspections Act 2006

Section 131: Power of entry

575.This section gives a power of entry to the Chief Inspector when conducting any inspections under Chapter 3 except those commissioned by providers. It gives him the power to enter premises where the education or training to be inspected is provided or which are used in connection with the provision of the education or training.

576.Subsection (3) provides that any right to access an employer’s premises can only be exercised if reasonable notice has been given in writing.

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