19. Hours of entry

(1) This rule applies where the enforcement agent is entering, re-entering or remaining on premises in the circumstances mentioned in rule 18(1).
(2) Subject to paragraphs (3) to (5) —
(a) the enforcement agent may only enter or re-enter the premises after 6 am and before 10 pm on any business day;
(b) the enforcement agent may remain on the premises at any time.
(3) Where the premises are used (whether wholly or partly) for a trade or business, the enforcement agent may enter, re-enter or remain on the premises (or part of the premises so used) during any hours when the premises (or part of the premises) are open for the conduct of that trade or business.
(4) Where the enforcement agent has, during hours permitted under paragraph (2), (3) or (5), already entered or re-entered premises, the enforcement agent may, outside such permitted hours, remain on the premises, if it is reasonably necessary for him to continue to search for and take control of goods, inspect controlled goods or remove controlled goods for storage or sale provided the duration of time spent is reasonable.
(5) The Court may authorise the enforcement agent to enter, re-enter or remain on premises during times other than those permitted by paragraph (2), (3) or (4) if (and only if) an application for authorisation is made to the Court by the enforcement agent.