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Crossrail Act 2008


Section 8: Extinguishment of private rights of way

34.Section 8(1) and (2) provide for any private rights of way over land within the Act limits held by the Secretary of State for the purposes of the Crossrail works to be extinguished.

35.Section 8(3) sets out certain rights of way that are not to be extinguished.

36.Section 8(4) enables the Secretary of State to direct that any other particular right of way is to be excepted from extinguishment under the section.

37.Section 8(5) and (6) provide for the private rights of way to be extinguished at the time of acquisition, in respect of some land, and at the time of entry onto the land, in the case of other land.

38.Section 8(7) and (8) provide that compensation may be payable to anyone who suffers loss as a result of any such extinguishment, with any disputes about such compensation to be determined under the Land Compensation Act 1961.

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