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(1)In relation to land acquired by a development corporation under this Act, the following provisions of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1944, that is to say :—
(a)section twenty-two (which authorises the development of land acquired under Part I of that Act notwithstanding interference with easements and other rights) ;
(b)sections twenty-three to twenty-five (which relate to the extinction of highways, private rights of Way, and rights as to apparatus on land acquired under the said Part I) ;
(c)sections twenty-eight and twenty-nine (which relate to the use of consecrated ground, burial grounds, and commons and other open spaces acquired under that Part) ; and
(d)section thirty (which relates to displacements from land acquired under that Part) ; shall apply as they apply in relation to land acquired by a local planning authority under Part I of that Act.
(2)Where a public right of way over a road on land acquired by a development corporation under this Act is extinguished by an order made under section twenty-three of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1944, as applied by this section, and compensation in respect of restrictions imposed under section one or section two of the Restriction of Ribbon Development Act, 1935 in respect of that road has been paid by the highway authority (or, in the case of a trunk road, by the authority for the purposes of section four of the Trunk Roads Act, 1936), the order may provide for the payment by the development corporation to that authority, in respect of the compensation so paid, of such sums as the Minister, with the consent of the Treasury, may determine.
(3)It shall be the duty of the Minister to give to any development corporation established under this Act such directions with respect to the disposal of land acquired by them thereunder and with respect to the development by them of such land, as appear to him to be necessary or expedient for securing, so far as practicable, the preservation of any features of special architectural or historic interest, and in particular of buildings included in any list compiled or approved under section forty-two of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1944 (which relates to the compilation or approval by the Minister of lists of buildings of special architectural or historic interest).
(4)Where any land within the area designated by an order under section one of this Act as the site of a new town has not been acquired by the development corporation within the period of seven years from the d£te on which that order became operative, any owner of that land may by notice in writing served on the corporation require them to purchase his interest therein; and thereupon the corporation shall be deemed to have been authorised to acquire that interest compulsorily under the foregoing provisions of this Act, and to have served notice to treat in respect thereof on the date on which the notice was served on them under this subsection.
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