Art. 246. The provisions of the previous article shall also apply, when a search has to be carried out in an inhabited compartment or in an occupied room of collective housing or in a compartment not open to the public, where someone exercises a profession or activity.
House: Article 150 of the CP , which typifies the crime of violation of domicile, in its 4th paragraph provides: “ The expression ‘house’ comprises: I – any inhabited compartment; II – occupied room of collective housing; III – compartment not open to the public, where someone exercises a profession or activity“.
Hotel: It does not require the presentation of a warrant, except for the occupied room, as this is an “occupied room for collective housing ”.
Shop open to the public: As it is a “compartment open to the public”, a warrant is not required.
Public office: No warrant required