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CRIMES ACT 1900 - SECT 190

Entry in emergencies

A police officer may enter premises where the officer believes on reasonable grounds that—

        (a)     an offence or a breach of the peace is being or is likely to be committed, or a person has suffered physical injury or there is imminent danger of injury to a person or damage to property; and

        (b)     it is necessary to enter the premises immediately for the purpose of preventing the commission or repetition of an offence or a breach of the peace or to protect life or property.

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