204. Persons responsible for subsidence.

204.     Persons responsible for subsidence.

The responsible person1, in relation to any subsidence damage2, is:

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    (1)     the person with responsibility for subsidence affecting the land which has been damaged or the damaged part of it3; or

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    (2)     in the case of damage to other property, the person with responsibility for subsidence affecting the land where that property or the damaged part of it was situated at the time of the damage4.

Where the land is for the time being within the area of responsibility5 of any person as the holder6 of a licence under Part II of the