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(1)A local authority may recover any reasonable expenses it incurs in doing anything it is entitled to do under—
(d)section 78(2); or
(e)section 79(2) or (6),
from the person on whom the notice under section 73(3) or, as the case may be, 76(2) was served.
(2)Where the authority incurs expenses in doing anything it is entitled to do under section 79(2) or (6) without a notice under section 73(3) or 76(2) having been served, the authority may recover the expenses from—
(a)the occupier of the premises; or
(b)where the premises are unoccupied, the owner of them.
(3)The local authority may also recover any administrative expenses incurred by it in connection with the thing to which the expenses relate.
(4)The local authority may accept payment of sums recoverable under this section by instalments.
(5)Sums due by a person under this section are recoverable by the local authority as a civil debt.
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