17. Award may be made at request of part owner or agent

    And be it enacted that it shall be lawful for such valuators as aforesaid to make such valuation and award such compensation as aforesaid on the requisition of any part owner of any encroaching structure, or land thereby encroached upon, or of the agent in this Colony of any absent owner or part owner thereof respectively; and that any part owner expending moneys in payment of compensation, fees or expenses under any such award as aforesaid in respect of such structure, may recover the same by contribution from the other part owner or part owners thereof in an action for so much money laid out and expended to and for the use of such other part owner or part owners.

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.