323 Compliance with abatement notice

(1)

Subject to the rights of appeal in section 325, a person on whom an abatement notice is served shall—

(a)

comply with the notice within the period specified in the notice; and

(b)

unless the notice directs otherwise, pay all the costs and expenses of complying with the notice.

(2)

If a person against whom an abatement notice is made under section 322(1)(c) (which relates to the emission of noise), fails to comply with the notice, an enforcement officer may, without further notice, enter the place where the noise source is situated (with a constable if the place is a dwellinghouse), and—

(a)

take all such reasonable steps as he or she considers necessary to cause the noise to be reduced to a reasonable level; and

(b)

when accompanied by a constable, seize and impound the noise source.