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The Radioactive Contaminated Land Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006

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6.—(1) A breach or non compliance with any requirement or prohibition contained within an intervention notice within the period of twenty-one days from service of this notice without reasonable excuse shall be an offence punishable on summary conviction by a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale together with a further fine of an amount equal to one-tenth of that level for each day on which the offence continues after the conviction.

(2) Where an intervention notice has not been complied with the Chief Inspector may, once any appeal is determined or the time allowed for such appeal has elapsed, whether or not proceedings are commenced for an offence under paragraph (1):

(a)enter upon the land and carry out the works set out in the intervention notice at the Department’s cost, such costs to be fully recovered from the responsible person; or

(b)take injunction proceedings in the High Court for the purpose of securing compliance with the notice.

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