572. Right of local authority to recover expenses.

Subject to certain provisions1, where a local authority2 has carried out remedial operations3 in relation to a disused tip4, the authority is entitled to recover from the owner5 of the tip: (1) the expenses reasonably incurred by the authority in any exploratory tests6 which gave rise to the remedial operations7; (2) the expenses so incurred in the remedial operations and any works of reinstatement reasonably necessary in consequence of those operations8; and (3) the amount of any compensation for damage or disturbance9 referable to those tests, operations or works which is recoverable, or has been recovered10, from the local