(1) If no notice of objection to a removal order is lodged under section 217(1), or if the court confirms an order under section 218(1) with or without variation, the respondent must—
(a) comply with a removal order within the period specified in the order; and
(b) unless the order directs otherwise, pay all the costs and expenses of complying with the order.
(2) If the respondent fails to comply with a removal order, the applicant, without further notice, and using the force that is reasonable in the circumstances, may—
(a) enter the place where the fence, structure, or vegetation is situated and any portion of the adjoining land if reasonably necessary and authorised by the court in the removal order; and
(b) remove or alter the fence, structure, or vegetation, or arrange for its removal or alteration in accordance with the terms of the removal order; and
(c) sell or otherwise dispose of structures or materials salvaged in complying with the order; and
(d) after allowing for any money received under paragraph (c), recover the costs and expenses incurred in carrying out the terms of the removal order as a debt from the respondent.
(3) Costs or expenses that remain unpaid under subsection (2)(d) may be registered under the Statutory Land Charges Registration Act 1928 as a charge on a property in respect of which a removal order is made.
(4) Section 40 of the Building Act 2004 does not apply to the removal or alteration of a fence, structure, or vegetation in accordance with this section.
Compare: 1974 No 66 s 692ZK(1), (2), (3), (6)
Section 220(4): amended, on 31 March 2005, by section 414 of the Building Act 2004 (2004 No 72).