106. Power to enter premises and search for prohibited munitions.

The Secretary of State1 may authorise a person to enter and search premises2 if he has reasonable cause to believe that the following conditions are satisfied3:

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    (1)     that there is an object on the premises that is a prohibited munition4;

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    (2)     that the case is not one where the only persons in possession of the object (assuming it is a prohibited munition) are persons who, if charged with an offence of possessing a prohibited munition5, would have a defence of enabling destruction or use for permitted purposes6;

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    (3)     that the public has access to the premises, or the premises