559. Information as to disused tips.

559.     Information as to disused tips.

For the purpose of enabling a local authority1 to assess whether a disused tip2 wholly or partly within its area is stable3 and whether any instability of the tip is or is likely to constitute a danger to members of the public, the local authority may, by notice served4 on the owner5 of the tip or on any other person who it has reason to believe may be able to assist it, require him, within a specified time6, to produce to the authority such document7 within his possession8 or control as