Section 17 of the Party Wall Act - Recovery of Sums
Section 17 of the Party Wall Act provides that any sum payable as a result of the Act is recoverable summarily by way of a civil debt. In other words, an application to the court to make an automatic judgement to pay the debt is available to anyone owed money under the provisions of the Act. However, this is not possible if monies are owed as a result of being fined by a court.
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Note*: This blog is not an authoritative interpretation of the law; it is intended as a general guide.