Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 8 January 2015 to date (accessed 29 January 2015 at 05:09)

140   Issue of search warrant—suspected drug premises

(cf Police Powers (Drug Premises) Act 2001, s 5)

(1)  A police officer who is in charge of an investigation into the suspected use of premises as drug premises may apply to an authorised officer for a search warrant in respect of the premises if the officer has reasonable grounds for believing that the premises are being used for the unlawful supply or manufacture of any prohibited drug or the unlawful cultivation of prohibited plants by enhanced indoor means.
(2)  An authorised officer to whom such an application is made may, if satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for doing so, issue a search warrant authorising any police officer to enter and search the premises.
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