Policy paper

Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 documents: powers of entry

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

Further information about powers of entry, including details about the HO gateway process and government-wide review of powers of entry.

Documents

Powers of entry review guidance (PDF file - 114kb)

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Powers of entry gateway guidance 2011 (PDF file - 79kb)

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Powers of entry gateway form (Microsoft Word file - 68kb)

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Primary legislation - powers of entry (Microsoft Excel file - 212kb)

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Primary legislation - powers of entry (CSV) (Microsoft Excel file - 122kb)

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Secondary legislation - powers of entry (Microsoft Excel file - 196kb)

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Secondary legislation - powers of entry (CSV) (Microsoft Excel file - 143kb)

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Detail

These documents provide further information about powers of entry, including details about the Home Office gateway process and government-wide review of powers of entry. They also comprehensively list all the powers of entry as identified by government up to April 2012. The act requires all existing powers of entry to be reviewed with a view to either modifying them by increasing their safeguards or removing them altogether from statute.

Further information is available on this process and the powers of entry in general.

Home Office ‘gateway’ guidance, ‘review’ guidance and the lists containing primary and secondary legislation is provided here in both CSV and Excel formats.