578. Ecclesiastical property.

No notice requiring remedial operations1 may be served in respect of a disused tip2 if the land on which the tip concerned is situated is ecclesiastical property3, but this does not affect the powers of a local authority4 to carry out remedial operations itself5.

Where under the disused tip provisions of the Mines and Quarries (Tips) Act 19696 a document is required or authorised to be given to, or served on, any person as occupier of, or owner of an estate or interest in, any land which is ecclesiastical property, a copy must be given to or served on the