224. The effect of further damage.

224.     The effect of further damage.

Where a damage notice1 has been given to the responsible person2 in respect of subsidence damage3 to any property and further subsidence damage to that property becomes evident in certain circumstances4, the original damage and the further damage are to be treated as one and a fresh damage notice will only be required if, before the further damage becomes evident, the responsible person has elected5 to make a payment in lieu6 instead of executing any remedial works7. Any notice affecting the required remedial action8 in respect of the original damage given