—(1) Where the Commissioner of Building Control makes any order under this Act requiring the closure of any building, the order (referred to in this section as a closure order) shall be served on the owner and every occupier of the building.
(2) A closure order may require the owner or occupier of the building to which the order relates to cease to inhabit the building and to remove all goods, furniture and effects from the building before the order comes into force.
(3) Except with the permission in writing of the Commissioner of Building Control, no person, other than a public officer in the course of his duty, shall enter or be in a building at any time while a closure order is in force in respect of the building.
(3A) Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with subsection (3) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 monthsor to both and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $200 for every day during which the offence continues after conviction.
(4) Where the Commissioner of Building Control thinks fit, he may, subject to such conditions as he may impose, by notice in writing permit any person to enter and be in a building while a closure order is in force in respect of the building.
(5) Any permission granted under subsection (4) may be cancelled by the Commissioner of Building Control at any time and for any reason.
(6) Where a closure order is in force in respect of a building —
any police officer may, with such force or assistance as may be necessary, remove therefrom any person who is in the building in contravention of subsection (3);
the Commissioner of Building Control may seal or cause to be sealed, all or any of the entrances to or exits from the building; and
the Commissioner of Building Control or any police officer may remove all goods, furniture and effects from the building.
(7) A closure order shall remain in force in respect of a building until the Commissioner of Building Control had served a notice of expiry of the order on the owner of the building by causing the notice to be posted upon a conspicuous part of the building to which it relates and by serving a copy of the notice upon the owner.
(8) Every notice of expiry of a closure order shall specify the building to which it relates and the date upon which the order expires.