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(1)At any time after notice to treat has been served in respect of any land which may be purchased or over which servitudes or other rights may be purchased compulsorily under this Act the authorised undertaker may enter on and take possession of or use the land.
(2)No land may be entered under subsection (1) unless at least 3 months' notice has been given to the owner and occupier of the land specifying the land, or part of the land, of which possession is to be taken or which is to be used.
(3)The authorised undertaker may exercise the powers conferred by this section without complying with sections 83 to 89 of the 1845 Lands Act before such exercise.
(4)Compensation for the land of which possession is taken under this section, and interest on the compensation awarded, shall be payable as if sections 83 to 89 of the 1845 Lands Act had been complied with.
(5)Nothing in this section affects the operation of section 48 of the Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1973 (c. 56).
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