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curtilage

The enclosed space of ground and buildings immediately surrounding a dwelling, or a conceptual amount of space reasonably attached to the use of a dwelling. This is an important concept in law enforcement in determining whether (a) an area is within the curtilage and thus searchable under a search warrant for the dwelling, (b) an officer's presence in an area for surveillance purposes is within the curtilage and thus an unlawful entry,and (c) despite the determination of (a) and (b),there is no expectation of privacy in garbage left within the curtilage for pickup,so it may be searched without a warrant.

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No intimate details connected with the use of the home or curtilage were observed, and there was no undue noise, no wind, dust, or threat of injury.
The area that is outside the curtilage of the home, Which courts refer to as an open field, is not protected by the Fourth Amendment.
feet of the house is within the curtilage and any outbuilding or area
Although the curtilage is protected, not every visit by a health official or deputy upon the curtilage is unlawful.
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Mr and Mrs Clifford, change of use of land to |residential curtilage, building of side extension and alterations (listed building), Fox House Farm, Moor Lane, Netherthong.
Dublin City Council, the Health Service Executive (HSE) Mid-Leinster wish to apply for planning permission for development at the Meath Community Nursing Unit, at The Former Meath Hospital Campus, Heytesbury Street, Dublin 8, within the curtilage of a Protected Structure (RPS ref.
If delivery of the new equipment, the contractor is obliged to present at the sites waste - even if it is a different make - implement free within the respective NDR curtilage to a yet to be determined interim storage (NDR grounds).
A planning statement supporting the application said: "The site in an underused, previously developed, site which lies in the curtilage of the Kingsmills public house.
The vacant detached twostorey lodge within Clarke Gardens in Woolton is a curtilage listed building within the grounds of the Grade II* Allerton Hall.
These planning applications have been received by Redcar and Cleveland Council: Ref: R/2013/0282/FF Date received: July 4 Address: The Conifers, Longbeck Road, Marske By The Sea TS11 6EZ Proposal: Proposed creation of a residential curtilage together with a two storey rear extension.