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Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Compulsory Purchase under Acquisition of Land Act of 1946

    1. Preliminary

      1. 1.Application of Part I, and interpretation

      2. 2.Persons without power to sell their interests

      3. 3.Acquisition by agreement in pursuance of compulsory purchase order

    2. Compulsory purchase

      1. 4.Time limit

      2. 5.Notice to treat and untraced owners

      3. 6.Reference to Lands Tribunal

      4. 7.Measure of compensation in case of severance

      5. 8.Other provisions as to divided land

    3. Deposit of compensation and execution of deed poll

      1. 9.Refusal to convey, failure to make title, etc.

    4. Further provision as to compensation for injurious affection

      1. 10.Further provision as to compensation for injurious affection

    5. Entry on the land

      1. 11.Powers of entry

      2. 12.Unauthorised entry

      3. 13.Refusal to give possession to acquiring authority

    6. Acquisition of special interests

      1. 14.Mortgages

      2. 15.Mortgage debt exceeding value of mortgaged land

      3. 16.Acquisition of part of land subject to mortgage

      4. 17.Compensation where mortgage paid off before stipulated time

      5. 18.Rentcharges

      6. 19.Apportionment of rent under leases

      7. 20.Tenants at will, etc.

      8. 21.Common land

    7. Supplemental

      1. 22.Interests omitted from purchase

      2. 23.Costs of conveyances, etc.

      3. 24.Power to sell in consideration of a rentcharge

      4. 25.Payment into court

      5. 26.Costs in respect of money paid into court

      6. 27.Acquiring authority to make good deficiencies in rates

      7. 28.General provisions as to deeds poll

      8. 29.Irregularities in proceedings under the Act

      9. 30.Service of notices

      10. 31.Ecclesiastical property

      11. 32.Commencement of Part I

  3. Part II Application of Part I in other cases and Supplemental Provisions

    1. 33.Compulsory purchase orders under Water Acts 1945 and 1948

    2. 34.Compulsory purchase orders under Part III of Housing Act 1957

    3. 35.Purchase notice under Part III of Housing Act 1964

    4. 36.Orders relating to acquisition of land under s. 67 of Water Resources Act 1963

    5. 37.Compulsory purchase orders under s. 11 of Pipe-lines Act 1962

    6. 38.Application to enactments authorising acquisition of land by agreement

    7. 39.Consequential amendments and repeals

    8. 40.Short title, commencement and extent

    1. Schedule 1

      Persons without Power to sell their Interests

      1. Preliminary

        1. 1.(1) The provisions of this Schedule have effect subject to...

      2. Power to sell and convey to the acquiring authority

        1. 2.(1) It shall be lawful for all persons who are...

      3. Additional powers of entering into transactions with acquiring authority

        1. 3.The following powers, that is— (a) any power conferred on...

      4. Valuation on purchase by agreement

        1. 4.(1) Subject to this paragraph, the compensation to be paid...

      5. Sale in consideration of rentcharge

        1. 5.(1) On a sale under section 24(1)(b) of this Act...

      6. Application of compensation payable in respect of interest of person under disability

        1. 6.(1) This paragraph applies to the compensation in respect of...

      7. Alternative method of disposing of compensation between £200 and £20

        1. 7.(1) If the amount of the compensation exceeds twenty pounds...

      8. Compensation not exceeding £20

        1. 8.If the compensation does not exceed twenty pounds, it shall...

      9. Sums payable under contract with persons not absolutely entitled

        1. 9.(1) All sums of money exceeding twenty pounds payable by...

      10. Conveyance of the land or interest

        1. 10.(1) When the compensation agreed or awarded in respect of...

    2. Schedule 2

      Absent and Untraced Owners

      1. 1.(1) The compensation to be paid for any land subject...

      2. 2.(1) The acquiring authority may pay into court the compensation...

      3. 3.(1) On the application of any person claiming any part...

      4. 4.(1) If the person mentioned in paragraph 1(1) of this...

    3. Schedule 3

      Alternative Procedure for obtaining Right of Entry

      1. 1.Before entering on any of the land the acquiring authority...

      2. 2.(1) The acquiring authority shall pay into court by way...

      3. 3.(1) The acquiring authority shall also give or tender to...

      4. 4.(1) Money paid into court under paragraph 2 of this...

    4. Schedule 4

      Common Land

      1. General

        1. 1.(1) The compensation in respect of the right in the...

      2. Duty of owner of right in the soil to convey on payment of compensation

        1. 2.(1) On payment or tender to the lord of the...

      3. Compensation for common land not held of a manor

        1. 3.The compensation in respect of any of the land subject...

      4. Appointment of committee of commoners

        1. 4.(1) The acquiring authority may convene a meeting of the...

      5. Negotiations with committee

        1. 5.(1) The committee may agree on behalf of themselves and...

      6. Settlement of compensation where no committee is appointed

        1. 6.If there is a failure to hold an effective meeting...

      7. Execution of deed poll

        1. 7.(1) On payment or tender to the committee, or any...

    5. Schedule 5

      Forms of Conveyance

      1. General

      2. Conveyance on rentcharge

    6. Schedule 6

      Powers of Purchasing Land by Agreement

    7. Schedule 7

      Consequential Amendments of References to Enactments Re-enacted in this Act

      1. 1.In the provisions of the Act relating to expedited procedure...

      2. 2.In paragraph 9 of Schedule 4 to the Town and...

      3. 3.In section 86(6) of the said Act of 1962 for...

      4. 4.The above amendments of the Town and Country Planning Act...

    8. Schedule 8

      Repeals

      1. Part I Enactments Consolidated

      2. Part II Spent Provisions in Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845

      3. Part III Provisions Superseded by Lands Tribunal Act 1949 and Land Compensation Act 1961

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