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Compulsory Purchase (Vesting Declarations) Act 1981

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I General

    1. 1. Application of Act.

    2. 2. Interpretation and construction.

  3. Part II Execution of Declaration

    1. 3. Preliminary notices.

    2. 4. Execution of declaration.

    3. 5. Earliest date for execution of declaration.

    4. 6. Notices after execution of declaration.

  4. Part III Effect of Declaration

    1. 7. Constructive notice to treat.

    2. 8. Vesting, and right to enter and take possession.

    3. 9. Minor tenancies and tenancies about to expire.

  5. Part IV Supplementary

    1. 10. Acquiring authority’s liability arising on vesting of the land.

    2. 11. Recovery of compensation overpaid.

    3. 12. Divided land.

    4. 13. Right of recovery of mistaken payment of rent, etc.

    5. 14. Documents of title.

    6. 15. Application to orders under section 141 of the Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980.

    7. 16. Consequential amendments and repeals.

    8. 17. Short title, commencement and extent.

  6. SCHEDULES

    1. Schedule 1

      Divided Land

      1. Part I Buildings and Gardens Etc.

        1. Interpretation of Part I

          1. 1.In this Part of this Schedule— “notice of objection to...

        2. Objection to severance

          1. 2.(1) If a general vesting declaration comprises part only of—...

          2. 3.Where notice of objection to severance is served within the...

        3. Response by acquiring authority to objection to severance

          1. 4.(1) Within 3 months after a person has served on...

          2. 5.If the acquiring authority do not take action in accordance...

          3. 6.Where in accordance with paragraph 4 or paragraph 5 above...

          4. 7.Where an acquiring authority take action in accordance with paragraph...

          5. 8.(1) Where in accordance with paragraph 4(1)(c) above an acquiring...

          6. 9.(1) If on such a reference the Lands Tribunal does...

        4. Late service of notice of objection to severance

          1. 10.(1) Where in accordance with paragraph 2(1) above a person...

      2. Part II Rentcharges and Tenancies

        1. 11.(1) Where land specified in a general vesting declaration is,...

        2. 12.Where land specified in a general vesting declaration is, together...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Vesting of Land in Urban Development Corporation

      1. 1.In relation to an order (“the order”) under section 141...

      2. 2.(1) Any reference in Part III or IV to a...

      3. 3.In section 7(1)— (a) the reference to every person on...

      4. 4.(1) In Schedule 1, in paragraph 2(2) the reference to...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Consequential Amendments

      1. Land Compensation Act 1973 (c. 26)

        1. 1.In the Land Compensation Act 1973, in sections 50(4), 53(5)...

        2. 2.. . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Development Land Tax Act 1976 (c. 24)

        1. 3.In section 45(5)(a) of the Development Land Tax Act 1976...

      3. Local Government, Planning and Land Act 1980 (c. 65)

        1. 4.In section 141(4) of the Local Government, Planning and Land...

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Transitional

      1. References to old law to include new law

        1. 1.(1) This paragraph is without prejudice to section 17(2)(a) of...

      2. References to new law to include old law

        1. 2.Any reference, whether express or implied, in any enactment, instrument...

      3. Periods of time

        1. 3.Where a period of time specified in any enactment repealed...

      4. Successor authorities

        1. 4.(1) Any reference in this Act (whether express or implied)...

      5. Exclusion of compulsory purchase order in force before 1st April 1969

        1. 5.This Act shall not apply to the compulsory acquisition of...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      Repeals

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