Powers of entryE+W
13(1)A person authorised by the responsible authority may at any reasonable time enter land—E+W
(a)to determine whether a person has contravened paragraph 5(1),
(b)to determine whether a person has complied with an enforcement notice,
(c)to take steps specified in accordance with paragraph 11(4), or
(d)to act in accordance with paragraph 12(2).
(2)A person authorised by a designating authority may at any reasonable time enter land for the purpose of determining whether a structure or feature may be designated by the authority under paragraph 4.
(3)A person may not demand entry to land which is occupied unless—
(a)at least 7 days' notice has been given to the occupier, specifying the purpose for which entry is required, or
(b)the entry is for the purpose mentioned in sub-paragraph (1)(d).
(4)A person seeking to enter land under this paragraph must on request produce evidence of authorisation.
(5)It is an offence to obstruct a person entitled to enter land under this paragraph.
(6)A person guilty of an offence under sub-paragraph (5) is liable—
(a)on conviction on indictment, to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, to a fine or to both, or
(b)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum.