223 Repayment of expense of removing prohibited advertisements
223 Repayment of expense of removing prohibited advertisements

(1)     Where, for the purpose of complying with any regulations made under section 220, works are carried out by any person—

(a)     for removing an advertisement which was being displayed on 1st August 1948; or

(b)     for discontinuing the use for the display of advertisements of a site used for that purpose on that date,

that person shall, on a claim made to the local planning authority within such time and in such manner as may be prescribed, be entitled to recover from that authority compensation in respect of any expenses reasonably incurred by him in carrying out those works.