136. Offences.

Where a remedial notice1 requires the taking of any action, and that action is not taken in accordance with that notice within the compliance period2 or, as the case may be, by the subsequent time by which it is required to be taken, every person who, at a relevant time3, is an owner4 or occupier5 of the neighbouring land6 is guilty of an offence7. In proceedings against a person for such an offence, it is a defence for him to show that he did everything he could be expected to do to secure compliance with the notice8, and it