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Offshore Petroleum Development (Scotland) Act 1975

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1(1)Before making an expedited acquisition order the Secretary of State shall—

(a)serve on every owner, lessee and occupier of any of the land to be specified in the order; and

(b)publish in two successive weeks in one or more newspapers circulating in the locality in which that land is situated, in the London and Edinburgh Gazettes and, if any of the land is situated below the level of mean high water springs, in Lloyd's List,

a notice complying with this paragraph.

(2)Except where the order relates only to land below the level of mean high water springs, the Secretary of State shall also before making the order affix to a conspicuous object or objects on the land a notice or notices complying with this paragraph.

(3)Every notice under this paragraph shall—

(a)state that the Secretary of State is considering making the order;

(b)describe the land to which it relates ; and

(c)state that representations in writing with respect to the proposed order may be made to the Secretary of State at a specified address and within a specified period, not ending earlier than 21 days from the date on which the notice is first published.

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