Campbell v Vannet: 1997

Police officers who had just seen a serious crime (of supplying or offering to supply heroin) being committed from within premises were held to be entitled to force entry to the premises with a view to apprehending the person who was suspected of having committed the crime.


1997 SCCR 787



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CitedGillies v Procurator Fiscal, Elgin HCJ 1-Oct-2008
The police went to the defendant’s flat to find her boyfriend. She refused them access, but when they saw him, the police officers called out that he was under arrest under the 1995 Act, and forced their way past the door and the defendant. The . .
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Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.276523