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1

What are the scenarios where compensation may or may not be paid?

1. Execution of a SW or power is justified - compensation will seldom be paid.
2. Execution of a SW/power is not justified by the outcome but the grounds for execution were sound - compensation is unlikely to be paid.
3. Unjustified damaged caused in execution - compensation may be available.
4. Mistake made in execution - compensation likely.
5. Entry under s14 - compensation seldom paid.

2

Where a claim arises,a report should be directed to the District Commander with what info?

- circumstances the SW/power were executed
- grounds for execution
- damage caused and associated circumstances
- outcome of SW/power
- details of owner and occupiers of property
- nature and basis of claim
- any steps taken by Police or owner to prevent further loss or damage

3

Premises should not be left unoccupied or insecure after forced entry. All effort should be made to ensure security meaning...

- liaising with the owner/occupier to secure property
- at the occupier/owner request, engaging a contractor to secure at occupier cost
- attending staff erect a temporary repair where feasible.