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Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

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10(1)When the compensation agreed or awarded in respect of the land has been paid into court under the foregoing provisions of this Schedule, the owner of the land (including all parties who are by this Schedule enabled to sell or convey the land) shall, when required to do so by the acquiring authority, duly convey the land or interest to the acquiring authority, or as they direct.

(2)If there is a failure to comply with the foregoing sub-paragraph, or a failure to adduce a good title to the land to the satisfaction of the acquiring authority, it shall be lawful for the acquiring authority to execute a deed poll containing a description of the land, and reciting its acquisition by the acquiring authority, the names of the parties from whom it was purchased, the amount of compensation paid into court and the default.

(3)On execution of the deed poll all the estate and interest in the land belonging to, or capable of being sold and conveyed by, any person as between whom and the acquiring authority the compensation was agreed or awarded and paid into court shall vest absolutely in the acquiring authority, and as against all such persons and all parties on behalf of whom they are enabled by this Schedule to sell and convey, the acquiring authority shall be entitled to immediate possession of the land.

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