17 Entry for purpose of arrest etc
17 Entry for purpose of arrest etc

(1)     Subject to the following provisions of this section, and without prejudice to any other enactment, a constable may enter and search any premises for the purpose—

(a)     of executing—

(i)     a warrant of arrest issued in connection with or arising out of criminal proceedings; or

(ii)     a warrant of commitment issued under section 76 of the Magistrates' Courts Act 1980;

(b)     of arresting a person for an [indictable] offence;

(c)     of arresting a person for an offence under—

(i)     section 1 (prohibition of uniforms in connection with political objects) . . . of the Public Order Act 1936;

(ii)     any enactment contained in sections 6 to 8 or 10 of the Criminal Law Act 1977 (offences relating to entering and remaining on property);

[(iii)     section 4 of the Public Order Act 1986 (fear or provocation of violence);]

[(iiia)     section 4 (driving etc when under influence of drink or drugs) or 163 (failure to stop when required to do so by constable in uniform) of the Road Traffic Act 1988;

(iiib)     section 27 of the Transport and Works Act 1992 (which relates to offences involving drink or drugs);]

[(iv)     section 76 of the Criminal Justice and Public Order Act 1994 (failure to comply with interim possession order);]