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London Regional Transport Act 1984

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Acquisition of land

14(1)Subject to paragraph 16 below, London Regional Transport may acquire land for the purposes of their business (including the rehousing of the occupiers of dwellings acquired or to be acquired by London Regional Transport).

(2)Where London Regional Transport propose to dispose of any of their land they may acquire by agreement adjoining land for the purpose of disposing of it together with the other land.

(3)London Regional Transport shall not incur any substantial item of expenditure under sub-paragraph (2) above without the consent of the Secretary of State; and the Secretary of State may from time to time give directions to London Regional Transport indicating what is to be treated for the purposes of this paragraph as a substantial item of expenditure.

15(1)Subject to the following provisions of this paragraph and paragraph 16 below, the Secretary of State may authorise London Regional Transport to purchase compulsorily any land which they require for the purposes of their business or that of any subsidiary of theirs.

(2)The Acquisition of Land Act 1981 shall apply to any compulsory purchase by virtue of sub-paragraph (1) above.

(3)Activities carried on by London Regional Transport by virtue of paragraph 12 above shall not be treated as forming part of the business of London Regional Transport for the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) above.

(4)This paragraph does not authorise London Regional Transport to purchase compulsorily land which they have power to acquire by agreement under paragraph 8(4) or 14(2) above.

(5)Subject to sub-paragraph (6) below, the power of purchasing land compulsorily in this paragraph includes power to acquire an easement or other right over .land by the creation of a new right.

(6)Sub-paragraph (5) above does not apply to an easement or other right over land which forms part of a common, open space or fuel or field garden allotment within the meaning of section 19 of the Acquisition of Land Act 1981.

16Except as provided by paragraph 8(4) or 14(2) above, London Regional Transport do not have power to acquire land for purposes which are not related to any of the activities of London Regional Transport or any of their subsidiaries other than the development of land.

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