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Flood Risk Management (Scotland) Act

Section 83 – Compensation: supplementary

233.Subsection (1) defines damage as the depreciation of the value of a person’s interest in land or the disturbance of a person’s enjoyment of land.

234.Subsection (2) places certain limits on the right to compensation and requires notice of any claim to be given to SEPA or the local authority within a specified period. It should be read with subsection (3).

235.Subsection (4) provides that any disputes over compensation under section 82 are to be determined by the Lands Tribunal for Scotland.

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