6. The principal Act is amended by inserting, immediately after section 7, the following section:
—(1) If the Commissioner of Building Control is of the opinion that any building works, other than structural works, have been or are being carried out in such a manner as —
will cause, or will be likely to cause, a risk of injury to any person or damage to any property;
will cause, or will be likely to cause, a total or partial collapse of any adjoining or other building or street or natural, formed or man-made land; or
will render, or will be likely to render, any adjoining or other building or street or natural, formed or man-made land so dangerous that it will collapse or be likely to collapse either totally or partially,
he may, by order, direct the person for whom those building works have been or are being carried out —
to immediately stop the building works; and
to take such remedial or other measures as he may specify to prevent the situations referred to in paragraphs (a), (b) and (c) from happening.
(2) Any person who fails to comply with any order made by the Commissioner of Building Control under subsection (1) (i) or (ii) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $100,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or to both and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $1,000 for every day during which the offence continues after conviction.”.