| Commentary

86.2 Disused tips

| Commentary

86.2 Disused tips

The Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 1969 Part II confers functions on local authorities for the purpose of ensuring that disused tips1 do not, by reason of instability2, constitute a danger to members of the public3. A person duly authorised in writing by a local authority may, at any reasonable time (but normally only after the giving of written notice)4, enter upon the land on which a disused tip is situated or upon any neighbouring land for the purpose of investigating whether any instability of the tip might constitute a danger to members of the public, for

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