(1)A person entering any premises under section 53(2)(a) or in accordance with a warrant granted under section 54 may take on to the premises such other persons and such equipment as the person considers necessary.
(2)A right to enter any premises conferred by section 53(2)(a) may be exercised only at a reasonable time.
(3)The occupier of the premises concerned must be given at least 24 hours' notice before a person carries out an inspection under section 53 unless the person carrying out the inspection considers that giving such notice would defeat the object of the proposed inspection.
(4)A person carrying out an inspection under section 53 must, if required to do so, produce written evidence of the person's authorisation to carry out the inspection.
(5)On leaving any premises which a person is authorised to enter by a warrant granted under section 54, the person must, if the premises are unoccupied or the occupier is temporarily absent, leave the premises as effectively secured against trespassers as the person found them.
(6)A person who takes possession of any item under section 53(2)(c) must leave a statement on the premises from which the item was removed—
(a)giving particulars of what has been taken, and
(b)stating that the person has taken possession of it.