49Enforcement of maintenance plans
(1)Where the local authority considers that the owner of a house which is subject to a maintenance plan has failed to—
(a)secure the carrying out of any maintenance required by the maintenance plan, or
(b)do anything else required by the plan,
the local authority may itself do anything which it considers necessary or expedient for the purposes of securing the implementation of the plan.
(2)Subsection (1) does not authorise the local authority to pay any sums—
(a)into a maintenance account otherwise than in accordance with section 50, or
(b)to any owner of a house to which the maintenance plan relates other than by way of a grant paid under section 51.