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Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1973

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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. Restricted interests in land.

    11. 11. Interests acquired by inheritance.

    12. 12.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    13. 13. Information for ascertaining relevant date.

    14. 14. Disputes.

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

    16. 16. Interest on compensation.

    17. 17. Interpretation of Part I.

  3. Part II Mitigation of Injurious Effect of Public Works

    1. Insulation against noise

      1. 18. Sound-proofing of buildings affected by public works.

      2. 18A.Power to make payments in respect of caravans and other structures affected by noise of public works.

      3. 19.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    2. Powers of highway authorities

      1. 20—23.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

    3. Powers of authorities responsible for other public works

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

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

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

      1. 26. 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. 27. Right to home loss payment where person displaced from dwelling.

      2. 27A.Spouses having statutory occupancy rights.

      3. 28. Amount of home loss payment.

      4. 29. Supplementary provisions about home loss payments.

      5. 30. Home loss payments for certain caravan dwellers.

    2. Farm loss payments

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

      2. 32. Amount of farm loss payment.

      3. 33. Supplementary provisions about farm loss payments.

    3. Disturbance payments

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

      2. 35. Amount of disturbance payment.

    4. Rehousing

      1. 36. Duty to rehouse residential occupiers.

      2. 37. Duty to rehouse certain caravan dwellers.

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

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

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

  5. Part IV Compulsory Purchase

    1. Assessment of compensation

      1. 41. Compensation for injurious affection.

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

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

      4. 44. Compensation in respect of agricultural holdings.

      5. 45. Compensation in respect of crofts, etc.

      6. 46. Compensation where occupier is rehoused.

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

    2. Advance payment of compensation

      1. 48. Right to advance payment of compensation.

      2. 48A.Right to interest where advance payment made.

    3. Severance of land

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

      2. 50. Effect of counter-notice under section 49.

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

      4. 52. Effect of counter-notice under section 51.

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

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

    4. Miscellaneous

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

      2. 56. Requirement to surrender croft, etc.: right to opt for notice of entry compensation.

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

      4. 58. Requirement to surrender part of croft, etc.: right to claim notice of entry compensation for remainder.

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

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

      7. 61. Construction of section 6 of Railway Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act 1845.

      8. 62. Amendment of section 35 of Roads (Scotland) Act 1970.

      9. 63. Provisions relating to acquisition of new rights.

  6. Part V Planning Blight

    1. Extension of classes of blighted land

      1. 64. Land affected by proposed structure and local plans etc.

      2. 65. Land affected by proposed highways orders.

      3. 66. Land affected by proposed compulsory purchase orders.

      4. 67. Land affected by resolution of planning authority or directions of Secretary of State.

      5. 68. Land affected by orders relating to new towns.

      6. 69. Land affected by housing treatment resolution.

      7. 70. Land affected by proposed exercise of powers under section 20.

      8. 71. Land affected by compulsory purchase orders providing for acquisition of rights in or over land.

    2. Attempts to sell blighted property.

      1. 72. Amended requirements about attempts to sell blighted property.

    3. Blight notices by personal representatives

      1. 73. Power of personal representative to serve blight notice.

    4. Blight notices in respect of agricultural units

      1. 74. Blight notice requiring purchase of whole agricultural unit.

      2. 75. Objection to blight notice requiring purchase of whole agricultural unit.

      3. 76. Effect of blight notice requiring purchase of whole agricultural unit.

    5. Supplementary

      1. 77. Supplementary provisions for Part V.

  7. Part VI Supplementary Provisions

    1. 78. Application to Crown.

    2. 79. Financial provisions.

    3. 80. General interpretation.

    4. 81. Repeal of Land Compensation Act 1973 in relation to Scotland and reprinting of Act as it applies to England and Wales.

    5. 82. Savings and transitional.

    6. 83. Short title and extent.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Application of Section 56 to Statutory Small Tenants

      1. Part I

        1. Modification of section 56

          1. Section 56 above shall apply to a statutory small tenant...

      2. Part II

        1. Section 56 as modified, in its application to statutory small tenants

          1. Resumption of holding of statutory small tenant: right to opt...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      CONSEQUENTIAL REPEALS AND AMENDMENTS IN LAND COMPENSATION ACT 1973

      1. PART I REPEALS

        1. Section 2(8).

        2. In section 3(5) the words “or the Lands Tribunal for...

        3. Section 4(6).

        4. Section 5(6).

        5. Section 6(7).

        6. Section 8(8).

        7. Section 10(5).

        8. Section 11(6).

        9. In section 16(1) the words “or, in Scotland. the Lands...

        10. Section 18(2).

        11. In section 19, in subsection (1), in the definition of...

        12. In section 20, in subsection (10) the words “or section...

        13. Section 22(11).

        14. In section 23(1)(d) the words from “section 3” to “1970”....

        15. Section 24(6).

        16. In section 25 the words “or section 8 of the...

        17. In section 26(6) the words “or in Scotland a road”...

        18. In section 27(5) the words “or in Scotland a road”....

        19. Section 28(5).

        20. In section 29, in subsection (j), in paragraph (b) the...

        21. In section 30(1) the words “in England and Wales”.

        22. Section 31.

        23. Section 32(9).

        24. Section 34(7).

        25. In section 35, in subsection (7), in paragraph (a) the...

        26. In section 36, in subsection (5) the words “or the...

        27. In section 37, in subsection (1), in paragraph (b) the...

        28. In section 38, in subsection (3)(a) the words “or having...

        29. In section 39, in subsection (1), in paragraph (b) the...

        30. Section 41 (11).

        31. In section 42, in subsection (1)(b) the words “or Part...

        32. Section 44(3).

        33. Section 46(8).

        34. Section 48(7).

        35. Section 49.

        36. In section 50(4) the words “or Schedule 24 to the...

        37. Section 51(7).

        38. Section 52(13).

        39. In section 53, in subsection (5) the words “or sections...

        40. Section 54(9).

        41. Section 55(5).

        42. Section 56(5).

        43. Section 57(4), (5) and (6).

        44. Section 58(3).

        45. Section 59(8).

        46. Section 60.

        47. Section 61(6).

        48. Section 62.

        49. Section 63(2).

        50. In section 64 the words “and paragraph 15 of Schedule...

        51. Sections 65 to 67.

        52. Section 83.

        53. In section 87, in subsection (1), in the definitions of...

        54. Schedules 1 and 2.

      2. PART II AMENDMENTS

        1. In section 16(2) for the words “either of those Tribunals”...

        2. In section 23(1)(d) after “1959” there shall be inserted the...

        3. In section 29(7)(a) and (c) after “1957” there shall be...

        4. . . . . . . . . . ....

        5. In section 37(2) after “1957” where it occurs for the...

        6. In section 87(1), in the definition of “agricultural holding”, for...

        7. In section 89(4) there shall be added at the end...

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