130 Territorial authority must apply to District Court for confirmation of warrant

(1)

If the chief executive of a territorial authority issues a warrant under section 129(2), the territorial authority, on completion of the action stated in the warrant, must apply to the District Court for confirmation of the warrant.

(2)

On hearing the application, the District Court may—

(a)

confirm the warrant without modification; or

(b)

confirm the warrant subject to modification; or

(c)

set the warrant aside.

(3)

Subsection (1) does not apply if—

(a)

the owner of the building concerned notifies the territorial authority that—

(i)

the owner does not dispute the entry into the owner’s land; and

(ii)

confirmation of the warrant by the District Court is not required; and

(b)

the owner pays the costs referred to in section 129(3)(a).

Compare: 1991 No 150 s 70(2), (3)

Section 130(1): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).

Section 130(3)(a)(ii): amended, on 1 March 2017, by section 261 of the District Court Act 2016 (2016 No 49).