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Crossrail Act 2008

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6Acquisition of land within limits shown on deposited plans

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(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 the works authorised by this Act or otherwise for or in connection with Crossrail, and

(b)so much of the land so shown within the limits of land to be acquired or used as may be so required.

(2)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), the purposes for which land may be acquired under that subsection include, in the case of so much of any land specified in columns (1) and (2) of Part 1 of Schedule 6 as is within the limits of land to be acquired or used, the purpose specified in relation to that land in column (3) of that Part of the Schedule as one for which that land may be acquired or used.

(3)Part 2 of Schedule 6 (application of legislation relating to compulsory purchase) and Part 3 of that Schedule (supplementary provisions) have effect.

(4)The power conferred by subsection (1) shall not be exercisable in relation to land the surface of which is comprised in a highway where the land is specified in the table in paragraph 15(2) of Schedule 3.

(5)The power conferred by subsection (1) shall not be exercisable in relation to land specified in the table in paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 5 unless it is also specified in the table in paragraph 11(1) of Schedule 6.

(6)After the end of the period of 5 years beginning with the day on which this Act is passed—

(a)no notice to treat shall be served under Part 1 of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (c. 56), as applied to the acquisition of land under subsection (1), and

(b)no declaration shall be executed under section 4 of the Compulsory Purchase (Vesting Declarations) Act 1981 (c. 66), as applied by paragraph 4 of Schedule 6.

(7)The Secretary of State may by order extend the period under subsection (6) in relation to any land.

(8)The Secretary of State may only exercise the power in subsection (7) in relation to any land—

(a)once, and

(b)so as to extend the period under subsection (6) by not more than 5 years.

(9)An order under subsection (7) shall be subject to special parliamentary procedure.

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