391. Powers of entry and search in respect of rabies offences.

A constable is empowered to enter and search any premises for the purpose of arresting a person whom he reasonably suspects to be committing or to have committed any of the following offences:


    (1)     landing or attempting to land, or importing or attempting to import through the Channel Tunnel, any animal in contravention of an order expressed to be for the purpose of preventing the introduction of rabies into Great Britain1;


    (2)     failure by any person having the charge or control of any vessel or boat to discharge any obligation imposed on him by such an order2; or