124 Dangerous, affected, or insanitary buildings: powers of territorial authority

(1)

This section applies if a territorial authority is satisfied that a building in its district is a dangerous, affected, or insanitary building.

(2)

In a case to which this section applies, the territorial authority may do any or all of the following:

(a)

put up a hoarding or fence to prevent people from approaching the building nearer than is safe:

(b)

attach in a prominent place on, or adjacent to, the building a notice that warns people not to approach the building:

(c)

except in the case of an affected building, issue a notice that complies with section 125(1) requiring work to be carried out on the building to—

(i)

reduce or remove the danger; or

(ii)

prevent the building from remaining insanitary:

(d)

issue a notice that complies with section 125(1A) restricting entry to the building for particular purposes or restricting entry to particular persons or groups of persons.

(3)

[Repealed]

Section 124: replaced, on 28 November 2013, by section 30 of the Building Amendment Act 2013 (2013 No 100).

Section 124 heading: amended, on 1 July 2017, by section 17(1) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).

Section 124(1): amended, on 1 July 2017, by section 17(2) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).

Section 124(3): repealed, on 1 July 2017, by section 17(3) of the Building (Earthquake-prone Buildings) Amendment Act 2016 (2016 No 22).