565. Remedial operations etc by local authorities.

Where a local authority1 considers that circumstances exist which would empower it to serve a notice requiring remedial operations2 then, instead of serving such a notice, the authority may itself carry out remedial operations and any works of reinstatement reasonably necessary in consequence of those remedial operations3.

Where it proposes to carry out remedial operations under these provisions it must, within the specified period4, serve notice5 of its intention on the owner of the disused tip concerned specifying the nature and extent of the operations and of any consequential works of reinstatement which it proposes to carry out6. If, however,