(1) A fortification inspection order in relation to premises takes effect on—
(a) if the occupier of the premises is before the Magistrates Court when the order is made—the day the order is made; or
(b) if the occupier of the premises is not before the Magistrates Court when the order is made—the day the order is served on the occupier.
(2) A fortification inspection order remains in force until the earlier of the following:
(a) the day stated in the order;
(b) the day 3 years after the day the fortification removal order in relation to the premises ended.
(3) However, if the chief police officer gives the Magistrates Court written notice that the fortification inspection order is no longer required the fortification inspection order ceases to have effect.