213 Enforcement of controls as respects trees in conservation areas
213 Enforcement of controls as respects trees in conservation areas

(1)     If any tree to which section 211 applies—

(a)     is removed, uprooted or destroyed in contravention of that section; or

(b)     is removed, uprooted or destroyed or dies at a time when its cutting down or uprooting is authorised only by virtue of the provisions of such regulations under subsection (1) of section 212 as are mentioned in subsection (4) of that section [at a prescribed time],

it shall be the duty of the owner of the land to plant another tree of an appropriate size and species at the same place as soon as he reasonably can.

(2)     The duty imposed by subsection (1) does not apply to an owner if on application by him the local planning authority dispense with it.