71. Power to remove or immobilise objects.

If the Secretary of State has reasonable cause to believe that: (1) an object1 is on premises2 to which the public has access or which are occupied by a person who consents to action being taken; and (2) the object is a chemical weapon3, the Secretary of State may authorise a person to enter the premises and to search them4. If a justice of the peace is satisfied on information on oath that there is reasonable cause to believe that an object is on premises (of whatever nature) and that it is a chemical weapon, he may issue a