8. Valuers to assess and award compensation for encroachments

    And be it enacted that if any person shall have undesignedly erected within the limits of any town site previously to an adjustment of boundaries therein under the provisions of this Act any house or other substantial structure either entirely or partly upon the land not his own property, it shall be lawful for such valuators as aforesaid, when called upon to do so by the owner of such house or structure, or the owner of the land upon which the same stands (taking all the circumstances of the case into their consideration), to estimate and award in writing the amount which shall be paid by the owner of such house or structure to the owner of such land as a compensation for the actual piece of land so occupied by such house or structure as aforesaid, and for such further intervening piece of land as may be necessary to give access to such house or structure.



Note: This is not an authorised version. The only authorised version is the hardcopy (printed) version published under authority of the Government Printer, available from the State Law Publisher, 10 William St Perth W.A. 6000.