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Part VIE+W Miscellaneous and Supplementary Provisions

47—52.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1E+W

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53 Compensation for damage to requisitioned land. E+W

(1)Subject to the provisions of this section, any compensation accruing due in respect of any land after the commencement of this Act by virtue of paragraph (b) of subsection (1) of section two of the M1Compensation (Defence) Act, 1939 (which relates to compensation payable in respect of damage occurring to requisitioned land during the period of requisition) shall not exceed the amount (if any) by which the value mentioned in paragraph (a) of the next following subsection falls short of the price mentioned in paragraph (b) of that subsection.

(2)The said value and price are—

(a)the value, at the time when the compensation accrues due, of a freehold interest in the land in question, free from incumbrances but subject to any easement or other restriction affecting the land at that time; and

(b)the price which would be the compulsory purchase price of the land at that time if it were then in the state in which it was when possession of the land was taken in the exercise of emergency powers.

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2

(4)Subsection (3) of section ten of the said Act of 1948 (which makes provision as to the matters to be taken into account in calculating the compulsory purchase price of the land in its existing state) shall apply for the purposes of this section, with the substitution for references to the compulsory purchase price of land of references to the value of such a freehold interest as is mentioned in paragraph (a) of subsection (2) of this section; and subsection (4) of that section (which provides for increased compensation in certain cases above the limit imposed by subsection (1) of that section) shall apply for the purposes of this section, with the substitution for the reference to subsection (1) of that section of a reference to subsection (1) of this section.

(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3

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C2 “the said Act of 1948” means Requisitioned Land and War Works Act 1948 (c. 17)

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69 Interpretation. E+W

(1),(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12

(3)—(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13

(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F14

(7),(8). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F13

(9)References in this Act to any other enactment shall, except where the context otherwise requires, be construed as references to that enactment as amended by or under any other enactment, including this Act.

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C3Functions of Minister of Housing and Local Government now exercisable by Secretary of State: S.I. 1970/1681

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72 Short title, citation, commencement and extent.E+W

(1)This Act may be cited as the Town and Country Planning Act, 1954, and the Town and Country Planning Acts, 1947 and 1951, the Town and Country Planning Act, 1953, in its application to England and Wales, and this Act, may be cited together as the Town and Country Planning Acts, 1947 to 1954.

(2),(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F17

(4)This Act, . . . F18 shall not extend to Scotland.

(5)This Act shall not extend to Northern Ireland.

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