Definition: Repairs Notice
"The compulsory purchase of a building under section 47 of the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 shall not be started by the appropriate authority or by the Secretary of State unless at least two months previously the authority or, as the case may be, the Secretary of State has served on the owner of the building a notice under this section (in this section referred to as a “repairs notice”)—
(a) specifying the works which the appropriate authority or, as the case may be, the Secretary of State considers reasonably necessary for the proper preservation of the building; and
(b)explaining the effect of sections 47 to 50,
and the repairs notice has not been withdrawn."