566. Right of entry to carry out remedial operations etc.

Where a local authority1 has served notice2 of its intention to carry out remedial operations3 in relation to a disused tip4, or where the circumstances are such that the authority may begin such operations without notice5, a person duly authorised in writing6 by the authority may at any reasonable time enter upon the land on which the disused tip is situated, or upon any neighbouring land, for any purpose connected with the remedial operations or consequential works of reinstatement; but a person so authorised must not demand admission as of right to any occupied land unless 24 hours' written