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HEALTH CARE ACT 2008 (NO 3 OF 2008) - SECT 61

61—Power to use force to enter premises

        (1)         A person who is a member of the staff of SAAS may use reasonable force to break into any place if the person believes that it is necessary to do so—

            (a)         to determine whether any person is in need of medical assistance; or

            (b)         to provide any person with medical assistance.

        (2)         A member of the staff of SAAS acting under subsection (1) must comply with any protocols or procedures established by SAAS for the purposes of this section.

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