127. Sale of materials.

127.     Sale of materials.

A local authority1 may sell any materials that:


    (1)     have been removed by it from any premises2, including a street3, when executing works under the Building Act 1984 or otherwise carrying the Act into effect4; and


    (2)     are not before the expiration of three days from the date of their removal claimed by the owner5 and taken away by him6.

Where a local authority sells such materials, it must pay the proceeds to the person to whom the materials belonged, after deducting the