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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Compensation for Depreciation Caused by use of Public Works

    1. 1. Right to compensation.

    2. 2. Interests qualifying for compensation.

    3. 3. Claims.

    4. 4. Assessment of compensation: general provisions.

    5. 5. Assessment of compensation: assumptions as to planning permission.

    6. 6. Reduction of compensation where land is benefited.

    7. 7. Exclusion of minimal compensation.

    8. 8. Other restrictions on compensation.

    9. 9. Alterations to public works and changes of use.

    10. 10. Mortgages, trusts of land and settlements.

    11. 11. Interests acquired by inheritance.

    12. 12. Tenants entitled to enfranchisement or extension under Leasehold Reform Act 1967.

    13. 12A. Tenants participating in collective enfranchisement, or entitled to individual lease extension, under Part I of Leasehold Reform, Housing and Urban Development Act 1993.

    14. 13. Ecclesiastical property.

    15. 14.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    16. 15. Information for ascertaining relevant date.

    17. 16. Disputes.

    18. 17. Action for nuisance following unsuccessful claim where responsible authority have disclaimed statutory immunity.

    19. 18. Interest on compensation.

    20. 19. Interpretation of Part I.

  3. Part II Mitigation of Injurious Effect of Public Works

    1. Insulation against noise

      1. 20. Soundproofing of buildings affected by public works.

      2. 20A. Power to make payments in respect of caravans and other structures affected by noise of public works.

      3. 21.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 22—25.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Powers of authorities responsible for other public works

      1. 26. Acquisition of land in connection with public works.

      2. 27. Execution of works etc. in connection with public works.

    3. Expenses of persons moving temporarily during construction works etc.

      1. 28. Power to pay expenses of persons moving temporarily during construction works etc.

  4. Part III Provisions for Benefit of Persons Displaced From Land

    1. Home loss payments

      1. 29. Right to home loss payment where person displaced from dwelling.

      2. 29A. Spouses having statutory rights of occupation.

      3. 30. Amount of home loss payment in England and Wales.

      4. 31.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 32. Supplementary provisions about home loss payments.

      6. 33. Home loss payments for certain caravan dwellers.

    2. Farm loss payments

      1. 34. Right to farm loss payment where person displaced from agricultural unit.

      2. 35. Amount of farm loss payment.

      3. 36. Supplementary provisions about farm loss payments.

    3. Disturbance payments

      1. 37. Disturbance payments for persons without compensatable interests.

      2. 38. Amount of disturbance payment.

    4. Rehousing

      1. 39. Duty to rehouse residential occupiers.

      2. 40. Duty to rehouse certain caravan dwellers.

      3. 41. Power of relevant authority to make advances repayable on maturity to displaced residential owner-occupiers.

      4. 42. Duty of displacing authority to indemnify rehousing or lending authority for net losses.

      5. 43. Power of relevant authority to defray expenses in connection with acquisition of new dwellings.

  5. Part IV Compulsory Purchase

    1. Assessment of compensation

      1. 44. Compensation for injurious affection.

      2. 45. Compensation for acquisition of dwelling specially adapted for disabled person.

      3. 46. Compensation for disturbance where business carried on by person over sixty.

      4. 47. Compensation in respect of land subject to business tenancy.

      5. 48. Compensation in respect of agricultural holdings.

      6. 49.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      7. 50. Compensation where occupier is rehoused.

      8. 51. Compensation where land is in area designated as site of new town for purpose of public development.

    2. Advance payment of compensation

      1. 52. Right to advance payment of compensation.

      2. 52A. Right to interest where advance payment made.

    3. Severance of land

      1. 53. Notice to treat in respect of part of agricultural land.

      2. 54. Effect of counter-notice under section 53.

      3. 55. Notice of entry in respect of part of agricultural holding.

      4. 56. Effect of counter-notice under section 55.

      5. 57. Other procedures for taking possession of part of agricultural holding.

      6. 58. Determination of material detriment where part of house etc. proposed for compulsory acquisition.

    4. Miscellaneous

      1. 59. Notice to quit agricultural holding: right to opt for notice of entry compensation.

      2. 60.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      3. 61. Notice to quit part of agricultural holding: right to claim notice of entry compensation for remainder of holding.

      4. 62.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      5. 63. Interest on compensation for injurious affection where no land taken.

      6. 64. Extension of grounds for challenging validity of compulsory purchase order.

      7. 65—67.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  6. Part V Planning Blight

    1. Extension of classes of blighted land

      1. 68—72.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      2. 73.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      3. 74.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      4. 75.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      5. 76.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      6. 77.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      7. 78.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      8. 79–81.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

      9. 82.(1) . . . . . . . . ....

      10. 83.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  7. Part VI Supplementary Provisions

    1. 84. Application to Crown.

    2. 85. Financial provisions.

    3. 86. Repeals.

    4. 87. General interpretation.

    5. 88. Northern Ireland.

    6. 89. Short title, commencement and extent.

    1. SCHEDULES 1&2

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    2. SCHEDULE 3

      REPEALS

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