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Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

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38Application to enactments authorising acquisition of land by agreement

(1)The enactments mentioned in Schedule 6 to this Act (which apply the Lands Clauses Acts to certain of the powers of acquiring land by agreement possessed by authorities having power to acquire land compulsorily under the Act of 1946, or any of the enactments mentioned in the foregoing provisions of this Part of this Act) shall have effect subject to the amendments set out in that Schedule (which translate references to provisions of the Land Clauses Acts relating to the acquisition of land by agreement into references to corresponding provisions of Part I of this Act).

(2)Nothing in the provisions of Part I of this Act as applied by Schedule 6 to this Act, or in the enactments mentioned in that Schedule, shall enable a local authority to sell for the purposes of those enactments without the consent of the Minister of Housing and Local Government or of any other Minister any land which they could not have sold without that consent apart from the provisions of this section.

(3)In Part I of this Act as applied to the purchase of land by agreement under any of the enactments mentioned in Schedule 6 to this Act—

(a)" the acquiring authority " means a person authorised to purchase land by that enactment,

(b)" the special Act" means the enactment,

(c)in section 27 subsection (1) shall be omitted,

and for references to land subject to compulsory purchase there shall be substituted references to land which may be purchased by agreement under the enactment.

(4)This section shall not have effect as respects any purchase of land completed before the commencement of this Act.

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