26. Issue of warrant authorising enforcement agent to use reasonable force in relation to goods in a public place

(1) This rule applies where an enforcement agent is taking control of goods in a public place.
(2) The conditions of which the Court must be satisfied before it issues a warrant under paragraph 20(1) of Schedule 1 are —
(a) the enforcement agent is attempting to recover a debt enforceable by virtue of a writ under section 114 of the Regulations;
(b) the enforcement agent has explained to the Court the type and amount of force that will be required to take control of the goods; and
(c) in all the circumstances an authorisation ought to be given, having regard to (among other matters) —
(i) the sum outstanding; and
(ii) the nature of the debt.
(3) The writs mentioned in paragraph (2)(a) are —
(a) a writ of control which confers a power to recover a sum of money;
(b) a writ of delivery which confers a power to take control of goods and sell them to recover a sum of money;
(c) a writ of possession which confers a power to take control of goods and sell them to recover a sum of money.