Corporate report

MOD powers of entry review

This report details the Ministry of Defence's response to the government’s review of powers of entry.

This was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government


Powers of entry review: final report


The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 requires each government department to review the powers of entry contained in its legislation.

The MOD has 11 such powers. The first group enable the service police and commanding officers to exercise and fulfil their duties under the Armed Forces Act 2006 in respect of the investigation of service offences. The second group are essential to the continued management of the defence estate in the United Kingdom.

Published 20 February 2015