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6. (1) The amount to be paid by way of compensation under this Schedule shall be assessed in accordance with the following sub-paragraphs.
(2) The rules set out in section 12 of the Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963(1) (rules for assessing compensation) shall, so far as applicable and subject to any necessary modifications, have effect for the purposes of this paragraph as they have effect for the purpose of assessing compensation for the compulsory acquisition of an interest in land.
(3) No account shall be taken of any enhancement of the value of any interest in land, by reason of any building erected, work done or improvement or alteration made on any land in which the grantor is, or was at the time of erection, doing or making, directly or indirectly concerned, if the Lands Tribunal for Scotland is satisfied that the erection of the building, the doing of the work, the making of the improvement or the alteration was not reasonably necessary and was undertaken with a view to obtaining compensation or increased compensation.
(4) In calculating the amount of any loss under paragraph 3(e), expenditure incurred in the preparation of plans or on other similar preparatory matters, shall be taken into account.
(5) Where the interest in respect of which compensation is to be assessed is subject to a standard security, within the meaning of section 9 of the Conveyancing and Feudal Reform (Scotland) Act 1970(2)–
(a)the compensation shall be assessed as if the interest were not subject to that security;
(b)no compensation shall be payable in respect of the interest of the creditor (as distinct from the interest which is subject to the security); and
(c)any compensation which is payable in respect of the interest which is subject to the security shall be paid (subject to the maximum due thereunder) to the creditor in that security or, if there is more than one creditor, to the first ranking of such creditors and shall, in either case, be applied by such creditor as if it were proceeds of sale.
1970 c. 35. Section 9 was amended by the Abolition of Feudal Tenure etc. (Scotland) Act 2000 (2000 asp 5), section 31, Schedule 10, paragraph 32(6) and Schedule 11.
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