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1. Dear Jamie, I regret to say that if one of two neighbours removes the boundary fence, that neighbour is obliged to reinstate the boundary fence if the other neighbour requests them to do so. Essentially, a fence on the boundary line of two properties is jointly owned. So, if one owner removes it, they have to replace it. Here the Council can erect a fence along the line of the previous line of the chain link fence, but they may then send you a bill for it
2. I appreciate there is a wooden fence here, but as it does not run along the boundary line, it is the sole property of the C Council. In strict point of law, by using the wooden fence as the boundary, you are trespassing on the Council's land. So, the Council are within their rights to seek to have you replace the old chain link fence. However, any boundary marker which demarcates the boundary and separates the two properties would be sufficient.
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4. Sorry for the error.