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Town and Country Planning Act 1971

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1(1)The council on whom a listed building purchase notice is served, shall, before the end of the period of three months beginning with the date of service of that notice, serve on the owner by whom the purchase notice was served a notice stating either—

(a)that the council are willing to comply with the purchase notice ; or

(b)that another local authority or statutory undertakers specified in the notice under this sub-paragraph have agreed to comply with it in their place ; or

(c)that for reasons specified in the notice under this sub-para graph, the council are not willing to comply with the purchase notice and have not found any other local authority or statutory undertakers who will agree to comply with it in their place and that they have transmitted a copy of the purchase notice to the Secretary of State, on a date specified in the notice under this sub-paragraph, together with a statement of the reasons so specified.

(2)Where the council on whom a listed building purchase notice is served by an owner have served on him a notice in accordance with sub-paragraph (1)(a) or (b) of this paragraph the council, or the other local authority or statutory undertakers specified in the notice, as the case may be, shall be deemed to be authorised to acquire the interest of the owner compulsorily in accordance with the provisions of section 114 of this Act, and to have served a notice to treat in respect thereof on the date of service of the notice under sub-paragraph (1) of this paragraph.

(3)Where the council on whom a listed building purchase notice is served by an owner propose to serve on him a notice in accordance with sub-paragraph (1)(c) of this paragraph they shall transmit a copy of the purchase notice to the Secretary of State together with a statement of their reasons; and section 182 of this Act shall then apply in relation to the purchase notice as it applies in relation to a purchase notice under section 180 of this Act with the substitution for references therein to the Secretary of State taking action under section 183 of this Act of references to his taking action under paragraph 2 of this Schedule.

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