—(1) If it appears to the Commissioner of Building Control that a building is in such a condition, or is used to carry such loads, as to be or likely to be dangerous, the Commissioner of Building Control may —
where danger arises or is likely to arise from the condition of the building, make an order requiring the owner thereof to do all or any of the following within such time as may be specified:
to carry out or cause to be carried out such inspection of the building as he may specify;
to execute such building works as may be necessary to obviate the danger;
to demolish the building or any part thereof, and remove any rubbish resulting from the demolition; or
where danger arises or is likely to arise from overloading of the building, make an order requiring the owner thereof to restrict its use until the Commissioner of Building Control, being satisfied that any necessary building works have been executed, withdraws or modifies the restriction.
(2) If the person on whom an order made under subsection (1) is served fails to comply with the order within the time specified, the Commissioner of Building Control may —
execute the order in such manner as he thinks fit; and
recover all expenses reasonably incurred by him in doing so from the person in default.
(3) Without prejudice to the right of the Commissioner of Building Control to exercise his powers under subsection (2), any person who, without reasonable excuse, fails to comply with an order served on him under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $50,000 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.