568. Claims for compensation by owners and contributories.

Special provisions1 have effect in certain circumstances2 in relation to any claim for compensation for damage or disturbance3 by the owner of a disused tip or by a contributory4. Where these provisions apply to the owner of a disused tip, then until the expiry of 12 months beginning with the date on which remedial operations by the local authority were completed, the owner is not in general5 entitled to enforce his claim otherwise than by way of set-off6 against any sum demanded from him by the local authority7 in respect of expenses and related matters referable to exploratory tests