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Glasgow Airport Rail Link Act 2007

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  1. Introduction

  2. The Act

  3. Recipients of the Powers

  4. Relationship With Planning and Railways Regulation

  5. The Act and Related Documents

  6. Structure of the Act

  7. Commentary on Sections

    1. Part 1 – Works

      1. Section 1 – Authority to construct works

      2. Section 2 – The scheduled works

      3. Section 3 – The ancillary works

      4. Section 4 – Permitted deviation within limits

      5. Section 5 – Access to works

      6. Section 6 – Construction and maintenance of altered roads

      7. Section 7 –Works treated as major works for road purposes

      8. Section 8 – Agreements with roads authorities

      9. Section 9 – Temporary stopping up, alteration or diversion of roads

      10. Section 10 – Discharge of water

      11. Section 11 – Safeguarding works to buildings

    2. Part 2 – Land

      1. Introduction

      2. Other compulsory purchase legislation

      3. Compulsory purchase procedures

      4. Compensation

        1. Section 12 – Authority to acquire land

        2. Section 13 – Acquisition of subsoil, airspace or rights

        3. Section 14 – Purchase of specific new rights under land

        4. Section 15 – Rights in roads

        5. Section 16 – Temporary use of land for construction of works

        6. Section 17 – Disregard of certain interests and improvements

        7. Section 18 – Set-off of betterment against compensation

        8. Section 19 – Application of legislation relating to certificates of appropriate alternative Development

        9. Section 20 – No double recovery

        10. Section 21 – Acquisition of part of certain properties

        11. Section 22 – Extinction or suspension of private rights of way

        12. Section 23 – Power to enter land for survey, etc.

        13. Section 24 – Further powers of entry

        14. Section 25 – Persons under disability may grant servitudes, etc.

        15. Section 26 – Period for compulsory acquisition of land

        16. Section 27 – Extension of time

        17. Section 28 – Time limit on validity of notice to treat

        18. Section 29 – Parliamentary plans and book of reference: adjustments agreed with landowners and correction of errors

        19. Section 30 – Restrictions on compulsory purchase in respect of operational airport land

        20. Section 31 – Protection of Access at St James’ Park

    3. Part 3 – Miscellaneous and general

      1. Section 32 – Power to fell, etc. trees or shrubs

      2. Section 33 – Powers of disposal, agreements for operation, etc.

      3. Section 34 – Statutory undertakers, etc.

      4. Section 35 – Arbitration

      5. Section 36 – Service of notices, etc.

      6. Section 37 – Listed buildings

        1. These Notes relate to the Glasgow Airport Rail Link Act (asp [no]) which received Royal Assent on [date]

      7. Section 38 – Saving for Town and Country Planning

      8. Section 39 – Blighted land

      9. Section 40 – Method of vesting land

      10. Section 41 – Certification of plans, etc.

      11. Section 42 – Registration of new rights

      12. Section 43 – Mitigation of environmental impacts

      13. Section 44 – Application of Crichel Down Rules

      14. Section 45 – Compliance with code of construction practice and noise and vibration policy

      15. Section 46 – Regulation of mitigation measures

    4. Part 4 – Supplementary

      1. Section 47 – Incorporation of enactments

      2. Section 48 – Application of original railway enactments

      3. Section 49 – Disapplication of statutory and other restrictions on acquisition and use of certain land

      4. Section 50 – Rights of Crown and Scottish Ministers

      5. Section 52 – Short title

  8. Parliamentary History

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