808. Power of entry to inspect land.

808.     Power of entry to inspect land.

Any person1 duly authorised in writing2 by the Historic Buildings and Monuments Commission for England ('the Commission')3 may at any reasonable time enter any land in England4 to inspect it with a view to obtaining information for inclusion in the Commission's records5. Such a person may take with him any assistance or equipment reasonably required and may do there anything reasonably necessary for the purpose6. The Commission may not give an authorisation unless it knows or has reason to believe there is in, on or under the land an ancient