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SCHEDULE 12E+WTaking control of goods

Part 2 E+WThe procedure

Entry under warrantE+W

15(1)If an enforcement agent applies to the court it may issue a warrant authorising him to enter specified premises to search for and take control of goods.E+W

(2)Before issuing the warrant the court must be satisfied that all these conditions are met—

(a)an enforcement power has become exercisable;

(b)there is reason to believe that there are goods on the premises that the enforcement power will be exercisable to take control of if the warrant is issued;

(c)it is reasonable in all the circumstances to issue the warrant.

(3)The warrant authorises repeated entry to the same premises, subject to any restriction in regulations.

Commencement Information

I2Sch. 12 para. 15(3) in force at 15.7.2013 for specified purposes by S.I. 2013/1739, art. 3(g)(viii)

I3Sch. 12 para. 15(3) in force at 6.4.2014 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2014/768, art. 2(1)(b)