—(1) The Superintendent or any person authorised by the Authority or the Superintendent (referred to in this section as an authorised person) may —
for the purpose of ascertaining whether there is or has been a contravention of any provision of this Act or any rules made thereunder; or
for such other purpose incidental to or in connection with the performance of the functions or duties of the Authority or the Superintendent under this Act,
enter any private parking place between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. to make any survey or inspection without being liable to any legal proceedings or molestation on account of such entry or any thing done in such private parking place.
(2) No person shall, except with the consent of the owner or occupier of a private parking place, enter the parking place by virtue of the powers conferred by subsection (1) without at least 6 hours’ previous notice being given to the owner or occupier of the private parking place, if any.
(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), where it is necessary or expedient to make any survey or inspection outside the hours specified in subsection (1), the Superintendent or any authorised person may enter any private parking place by giving at least 6 hours’ previous notice to the owner or occupier of the private parking place.