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DOOR. The place of usual entrance in a house, or into a room in the house.
     2. To authorize the breach of an outer door in order to serve process, the process must be of a criminal nature; and even then a demand of admittance must first have been refused. 5 Co. 93; 4 Leon. 41; T. Jones, 234; 1 N. H. Rep. 346; 10 John. 263; 1 Root, 83 , 134; 21 Pick. R. 156. The outer door may also be broken open for the purpose of executing a writ of habere facias. 5 Co. 93; Bac. Ab. Sheriff, N. 3.
     3. An outer door cannot in general be broken for the purpose of serving civil process; 13 Mass. 520; but after the defendant has been arrested, and he takes refuge in his own house, the officer may justify breaking an outer door to take him. Foster, 320; 1 Roll. R. 138; Cro. Jac. 555.; 10 Wend. 300; 6 Hill, N. Y. Rep. 597. When once an officer is in the house, he may break open an inner door to make an arrest. Kirby, 386 5 John. 352; 17 John. 127, See 1 Toull. n. 214, p. 88.

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the collection, door to door and voluntary intake, recyclable household waste (except glass) - frequency of collection Weekly - estimated aggregate tonnage 950 tonnes per year or 4,750 tonnes over the duration of the contract 5 years
163 and subsequent amendments, the reliance on the municipality of Costabissara, in the manner specified in each case in the Special Contract services curbside collection, transportation and disposal of waste by a) Collection and transport door to door wet fraction;b) Collection and transport door to door, dry portion not recyclable;c) Collection and transport door to door paper-cardboard-tetra;d) Collection and transport door to door glass;e) Collection and transport door to door plastic-cans;f) Service for collecting and transporting waste to the collection center.