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Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990

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51 Ending of rights over land compulsorily acquired.E+W

(1)Subject to the provisions of this section, upon the completion of a compulsory acquisition of land under section 47—

(a)all private rights of way and rights of laying down, erecting, continuing or maintaining any apparatus on, under or over the land shall be extinguished, and

(b)any such apparatus shall vest in the acquiring authority.

(2)Subsection (1) shall not apply—

(a)to any right vested in, or apparatus belonging to, statutory undertakers for the purpose of the carrying on of their undertaking, or

[F1(b)to any right conferred by or in accordance with the electronic communications code on the operator of an electronic communications code network, or

(c)to any electronic communications apparatus kept installed for the purposes of any such network.]

(3)In respect of any right or apparatus not falling within subsection (2), subsection (1) shall have effect subject—

(a)to any direction given by the acquiring authority before the completion of the acquisition that subsection (1) shall not apply to any right or apparatus specified in the direction; and

(b)to any agreement which may be made (whether before or after the completion of the acquisition) between the acquiring authority and the person in or to whom the right or apparatus in question is vested or belongs.

(4)Any person who suffers loss by the extinguishment of a right or the vesting of any apparatus under this section shall be entitled to compensation from the acquiring authority.

(5)Any compensation payable under this section shall be determined in accordance with the M1Land Compensation Act 1961.

Textual Amendments

F1S. 51(2)(b)(c) substituted (25.7.2003 for specified purposes and 29.12.2003 for further specified purposes) by Communications Act 2003 (c. 21), ss. 406(1), 411(2), Sch. 17 para. 106(2) (with Sch. 18); S.I. 2003/1900, art. 2(1), Sch. 1 (with arts. 3-6); S.I. 2003/3142, art. 3(2) (with art. 11)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 51 amended (19.9.1995) by 1995 c. 25, ss. 70, 125(2), Sch. 9 para. 13(1) (with ss. 7(6), 115, 117, Sch. 8 para. 7)

C2S. 51 applied (Isles of Scilly) (with modifications) (2.10.2013) by The Town and Country Planning (Isles of Scilly) Order 2013 (S.I. 2013/2148), arts. 1(1), 3, Sch. 1 (with art. 1(2))

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