133. Default powers.

If the appropriate national authority1 is satisfied that a local authority2 or joint board3 has failed to discharge its functions4 under the Building Act 1984 in a case in which it ought to have discharged them, the appropriate national authority may make an order declaring it to be in default and directing it for the purposes of removing the default to discharge such of its functions, in such manner and within such time or times, as may be specified in the order5. If a local authority or joint board with respect to whom such an order has been made