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Whose land is the bollard on please?
Ok, if the Council own the land then they are responsible for reapir.
What would happen is that they would repair it and then invoice the person who caused the damage.
But if it is on their land and they are responsible for the upkeep then they are responsible.
I would however after your small claim get something better from them in writing confirming the position
That is the position in terms of maintenance
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
If you have taken responsibility for maintenance then you would be responsible.
Ideally you want to get a letter from them, agreeing that you hand over the ownership and maintenance to them
That would absolve any responsibility
Does that clarify?
Yes but if you are maintaining it that shifts it to you.
Yes a sign next to it would certainly help, but you can't exclude personal injury from liability
Does that help?
Remove - no sadly.
All you can do is limit and maybe take out insurance
Does this answer your question today?
You may be able to take out some form of public liability
But save for that no.
Yes, but check with them to make sure.
Not necessarily, but they are more likely to not cover you if they dont know about it
They use any excuse so best to inform
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