48 Damage to be made good
(1) If a public road or public reserve is damaged by any work carried
out by a network operator, the local council or roads authority may require
the network operator to make good the damage without
(2) If the network operator fails to carry out appropriate work in
accordance with any such requirement, the local council or roads authority may
carry out the work itself.
(3) The cost of carrying out the work may be recovered by the local
council or roads authority in a court of competent jurisdiction as a debt owed
to it by the network operator.