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Heathrow Express Railway Act 1991 (c. vii)

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28Provisions applicable to sections 25, 26 and 27

(1)The appropriate authority shall not by reason of the exercise of the powers of section 25, 26 or 27 of this Act be required to purchase any part of the designated lands.

(2)On the exercise of the powers conferred by section 25, 26 or 27 of this Act, the following provisions shall have effect:—

(a)The appropriate authority shall not, without the agreement of the owners and occupiers of the designated lands, remain in possession of any part thereof after a period of one year from the completion of the works for which such possession has been taken:

(b)Before giving up possession of the designated lands, the appropriate authority shall remove all temporary works or structures and restore the designated lands to the reasonable satisfaction of the owners and occupiers thereof:

(c)The appropriate authority shall compensate the owners and occupiers of the designated lands for any loss or damage which may result to them by reason of the exercise of the powers of section 25, 26 or 27 of this Act:

(d)Nothing in this section shall relieve the appropriate authority from liability to compensate under section 6 or 43 of the Act of 1845 or section 10 (2) of the Act of 1965, as incorporated with or applied by this Act, or under any other enactment, in respect of loss or damage arising from the execution of any works, other than loss or damage for which compensation is payable under paragraph (c) above:

(e)Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under paragraph (c) above or as to the amount thereof shall be determined by the tribunal.

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