Public Health Act 2010 No 127
44 Failure to comply with notice relating to regulated system
(1) The Director-General, a local government authority or the General Manager of a council may take action under this section or section 45 if the occupier of premises at which there is a regulated system fails to comply with an improvement notice.
(2) The Director-General, local government authority or General Manager may take the action referred to in the notice and:
(a) unless the occupier represents the Crown, may recover an amount equal to the cost of doing so as a debt owed by the person to the Crown or to the local government authority, as the case may be, or
(b) if the occupier represents the Crown, may require the occupier to pay to the Director-General or to the local government authority an amount equal to the cost of doing so.
(3) An employee assigned, or a contractor engaged, by the Director-General or a local government authority to do any work on regulated premises under this section may, at any reasonable time, enter the premises and do the work or have it done.