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Might be a silly one but I can't find a power of entry in order to arrest someone for breach of court bail, that being to abide by a curfew using a GPS tag. The closest power I can find is under s.17 PACE, which carries a power of entry to arrest someone unlawfully at large. I've seen some amendments might take place at some point - clause 52 of s.17 is proposed to carry a power of entry to arrest for breach of pre- or post- sentence court bail breaches but it doesn't appear to be law yet. Can anyone clarify whether we have a power of entry if we know 100% someone who has breached their tag cu
I just watched a video of an officer attending calls to a possible party, the occupant denies it and says they need a warrant. The officer replies he has a power of entry. Bearing in mind this is a clip with little context, I'm not questioning the officer as we are not aware of all the facts. It did raise a question though. My understanding, as of now, officers don't have a general power of entry if they suspect an illegal gathering, in order to give tickets. They do, however, if they believe there is an infectious persons inside and there is a need to prevent infection. Would this