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Dartford-Thurrock Crossing Act 1988


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2Acquisition of land for the scheduled works and other authorised works

(1)The Secretary of State is authorised by this section to acquire compulsorily—

(a)so much of the land shown on the deposited plans within the limits of deviation for the scheduled works as may be required for or in connection with those works; and

(b)so much of any land specified in columns 1 and 2 of Part I of Schedule 2 to this Act shown on the deposited plans within the limits of land to be acquired as may be required for the purpose specified in relation to the land in column 3 as one for which this Act authorises it to be acquired or used.

(2)Part I of the [1965 c. 56.] Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (except sections 4 and 27 and paragraph 3(3) of Schedule 3), in so far as it is applicable for the purposes of this Act and is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, shall apply to the acquisition of land under this section as it applies to a compulsory purchase to which Schedule 1 to the [1981 c. 67.] Acquisition of Land Act 1981 applies and as if this Act were a compulsory purchase order under that Act.

(3)A notice to treat under Part I of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 for the purpose of acquiring any land under this section shall not be served after 31st December 1992.

(4)The [1845 c. 18.] Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 shall not apply to the acquisition of land under this section.

(5)Part II of Schedule 2 to this Act shall have effect for making supplementary provision relating to the acquisition of land for or in connection with the works authorised by this Act.

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