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TOBACCO AND OTHER SMOKING PRODUCTS ACT 1998 - SECT 47
Notice of damage
47 Notice of damage
(1) This section applies if—
(a) an authorised person damages something when
exercising or purporting to exercise a power under this part; or
(b) a person
"other person" ) acting under the direction of an authorised person damages
something when exercising or purporting to exercise a power under this part.
(2) The authorised person must promptly give written notice of particulars of
the damage to the person who appears to be the owner of the thing.
(3) If the
authorised person believes the damage was caused by a latent defect in the
thing or circumstances beyond the authorised person’s or other person’s
control, the authorised person may state it in the notice.
(4) If, for any
reason, it is impracticable to comply with subsection (2) , the authorised
person must leave the notice in a conspicuous position and in a reasonably
secure way where the damage happened.
(5) This section does not apply to
damage the authorised person reasonably believes is trivial.
(6) In this
"owner" , of a thing, includes the person in possession or control of it.
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