148 Occupier of land may be required to permit owner to carry
(1) The council may order the occupier of any land to permit the owner
of the land to carry out such work on the land as is specified in the order
(being work that is, in the council’s opinion, necessary to enable the
requirements of this Act or the regulations, or of any order under Division 1,
to be complied with).
(2) An occupier of land on whom such an order is served must, within 2
days after the order is served, permit the owner to carry out the work
specified in the order.
(3) The owner of the land is not guilty of an offence arising from his
or her failure to comply with the requirements of this Act or the regulations,
or of any order under Division 1, if, while an order under this section is in
force, the occupier of the land refuses to permit the owner to carry out the
work specified in the order.
(4) Subsection (3) applies only if the owner of the land satisfies the
Court that the owner has, in good faith, tried to comply with the requirements