Applying for an extension of hours of attachment
7.—(1) An application by an officer of court under section 12(2) to extend the hours of attachment shall be made by minute, which may be endorsed on the decree or document of debt (or extract decree or document of debt) upon which the attachment has proceeded.
(2) The minute shall specify–
(a)the extension sought; and
(b)the reason for the extension.
(3) The minute does not need to be intimated to any party and the sheriff may grant or refuse it without a hearing.
(4) The terms of the sheriff’s decision shall be endorsed on the decree or document of debt (or extract decree or document of debt), and may be authenticated by the sheriff clerk.