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(1)In this section references to the purchase by the undertakers of new rights are references to the purchase of rights to be created in favour of the undertakers.
(2)The undertakers may, for the purposes of constructing, maintaining, protecting, renewing and using any of the authorised works, purchase compulsorily such new rights as they may require over any of the lands that may be acquired compulsorily under this Act instead of acquiring those lands.
(3)The Act of 1965 as applied by this Act shall have effect with the modifications necessary to make it apply to the compulsory purchase of rights under subsection (2) above as it applies to the compulsory purchase of land so that, in appropriate contexts, references in that Act to land are read as referring, or as including references, to the rights or to land over which the rights are or are to be exercisable, according to the requirements of the context.
(4)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (3) above, in relation to the purchase of rights under subsection (2) above—
(a)Part I of the Act of 1965 shall have effect with the modifications specified in Schedule 5 to this Act; and
(b)the enactments relating to compensation for the compulsory purchase of land shall apply with the necessary modifications as they apply to such compensation.
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