225. Local authority inspections, investigations and powers of entry.

Every local authority1 has a duty to cause its area to be inspected from time to time to detect any statutory nuisances2 and, where a complaint of a statutory nuisance is made to it by a person living within its area, to take such steps as are reasonably practicable to investigate the complaint3.

Any person authorised by a local authority has power to enter any premises4 at any reasonable time for the purpose of ascertaining whether or not a statutory nuisance exists or for the purpose of taking any action or executing any work to remedy the nuisance5. Similar provisions