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Schedule 1

Volume 978: debated on Thursday 14 February 1980

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PART II

SECTION 29 OF PUBLIC HEALTH ACT 1961 AS HAVING EFFECT IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 17 OF THIS ACT

Amendments made: No. 21, in page 132, line 21, leave out 'above' and insert 'of this subsection'.

No.22, in page 132, line 24, leave out 'above' and insert 'of this subsection'.

No. 23, in page 133, line 37, leave out 'above' and insert 'of this section'.

No. 24, in page 133, line 38, leave out 'above' and insert 'of this section'.

No. 25, in page 133, leave out line 41 and insert—

'of this section.
  • (5B) A person contravening such a notice requiring the deferment of part of the demolition shall be liable to a fine not exceeding £500, but in any proceedings for an offence under this subsection it shall be a defence for the person charged to prove that he took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid the commission of the offence.'—[Mr. David Hunt.]