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HERITAGE ACT 1977 - SECT 120K
Failure to comply with order--carrying out of work by Heritage Council
120K Failure to comply with order--carrying out of work by Heritage Council
(1) If a person fails to comply with the terms of an order given to the person
under this Division, the Heritage Council may do all such things as are
necessary or convenient to give effect to the terms of the order, including
the carrying out of any work required by the order.
(2) Any expenses incurred
under this section by the Heritage Council together with all associated costs
may be recovered by the Heritage Council in any court of competent
jurisdiction as a debt due to the Heritage Council by the person required to
comply with the order.
(3) This section does not affect the owner's right to
recover any amount from any lessee or other person liable for the expenses of
(4) A reference in this section to costs is a reference to costs
incurred by the Heritage Council in seeking to recover the expenses otherwise
than by proceedings in a court, but this section does not prevent the
Heritage Council from receiving costs as between party and party in respect of
(5) The Heritage Council may exercise its functions under
this section irrespective of whether the person required to comply with the
order has been prosecuted for an offence against this Act.
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