123. Power to enter premises.

5.     Administrative Matters under the Building Act 1984

(1)     Entry on Premises and Execution of Works

123.     Power to enter premises.

An authorised officer1 of a local authority2, on producing, if so required, some duly authenticated document3 showing his authority, has a right to enter any premises4 at all reasonable hours:

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    (1)     for the purpose of ascertaining whether there is, or has been, on or in connection with the premises, a contravention5 of the Building Act 1984, or of any building regulations6, that it is the duty of the local authority to enforce7;

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    (2)     for