The State vs The Castle Doctrine
...still in force is a power under the Plant Health Order 2005 to check if pot plant contain pests.
Under the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003, officials can still survey a home and garden to see if hedges are too high while a power under energy legislation allows for entry to check the efficiency ratings of a refrigerator.....
civil liberty campaigners last night said since the Coalition took office the number of powers of entry has gone up.
The Protection of Freedoms Act was passed last year to roll back state intrusion and include a power to repeal powers of entry.
Government departments were ordered to review all their relevant powers and identify which ones were no longer necessary.
Do you think they might be asking the wrong people to do the reviews?