Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 1 July 2020 to date (accessed 17 July 2020 at 01:19)
690   Other remedies
(1)  Whether any penalty imposed on a person by or under this Act has been recovered or not, the council may recover from the person—
(a)  any sum for damage sustained by it through the person’s act or default, and
(b)  the costs and expenses incurred by it in remedying that damage, and
(c)  the value of anything wasted, misused or unlawfully consumed, diverted or taken by the person.
(2)  The penalty may be recovered even if the council has not exercised any other right of recovery.
(3)  A prosecution or conviction for an offence against this Act or the regulations does not affect any right of action of any person for any damage sustained by the person.