578. Ecclesiastical property.

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