Adjoining Owners' rights include the right to:
Appoint a surveyor to resolve any dispute;
The term "surveyor" under the Act can include any person who is not a party to the matter. This means that you can appoint almost anyone you like to act in this capacity.
A person who receives a notice about intended work may: give his consent in writing, or refuse to consent to the works proposed (the dispute resolution procedure, in accordance with Section 10 of the Act, or do nothing
If your neighbour intends to carry out building work which involves one of the following categories; they must notify you in writing before they start work.