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Law Enforcement (Powers and Responsibilities) Act 2002 No 103
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 15 August 2020 at 18:11)
67A Postponement of service of occupier’s notice—covert search warrant
(1) Service of an occupier’s notice relating to a covert search warrant may be postponed for a period of up to 6 months by the eligible issuing officer who issued the covert search warrant if that eligible issuing officer is satisfied that there are reasonable grounds for the postponement.(2) Service of an occupier’s notice may be postponed on more than one occasion, but must not be postponed on any one occasion for a period exceeding 6 months or for more than 3 years in total.(3) The eligible issuing officer must not postpone service of an occupier’s notice for periods exceeding 18 months in total unless satisfied that there are exceptional grounds that justify the postponement.