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(1)Subsection (2) applies where paragraph (a) of section 27(2) is fulfilled in relation to a closure notice.
(2)A senior police officer shall apply to the sheriff for a closure order in respect of the premises specified in the notice.
(3)Subject to subsection (4), an application under subsection (2) shall be made no later than the first court day after the day on which paragraph (a) of section 27(2) is fulfilled in relation to the notice.
(4)The sheriff may, on cause shown, allow an application which is late to proceed.
(5)An application under subsection (2) shall—
(a)specify the premises in respect of which the closure order is sought;
(b)state the grounds on which the application is made; and
(c)be accompanied by such supporting evidence (whether in documentary form or otherwise) as will enable the sheriff to determine the application.
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