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Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1954

1954 CHAPTER 73 2 and 3 Eliz 2

An Act to make provision with respect to Scotland for compensation and other payments by reference to claims for payments under section fifty-five of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act, 1947; to make further provision as to the acquisition of land by public authorities, as to compensation in respect of orders revoking or modifying permission to develop land and in respect of damage to requisitioned land, as to development charges, as to Exchequer grants under the said Act of 1947, and as to payments under section fifty-six of that Act, and to amend other provisions of that Act; to make further provision for the modification of mining leases and orders granting working rights; to make further provision for the assessment under section one hundred and eight of the Lands Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1845, of the consideration payable in respect of the discharge of acquired land from feu-duty and ground annuals and other burdens; to provide for the transfer of the functions in Scotland of the Central Land Board, on the dissolution of that Board, to the Secretary of State; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

[25th November, 1954]

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C1Words of enactment omitted under authority of Statute Law Revision Act 1948 (c. 62), s. 3

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1—48.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F1S

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49—54.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F2S

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55 Compensation for damage to requisitioned land.S

(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 [F3value] mentioned in paragraph (b) of that subsection.

(2)The said [F3values] are—

(a)the value, at the time when the compensation accrues due, of thedominium utilein the land in question, subject to any feu-duty, any ground annual and any servitude or other restriction, affecting the land at that time but otherwise free from burdens, and

[F4(b)the value which such dominium utile (subject as mentioned in the preceding paragraph but otherwise free from burdens) would have at that time if the land were then in the state in which it was when possession thereof was taken in the exercise of emergency powers.]

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F5

(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 an 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 sub-section (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). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F6

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69 Interpretation.S

(1)—(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

(6)—(8). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F8

(9)Any reference in this Act to thedominium utilein relation to land which is not held on feudal tenure shall be construed as a reference to the interest in the land of the owner thereof.

(10). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F9

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70. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F10S

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71 Short title, citation, commencement and extent.S

(1)This Act may be cited as the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act, 1954, and the M2Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Acts, 1947 M3 and 1951, the M4Town and Country Planning Act, 1953, in its application to Scotland, and this Act, may be cited together as the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Acts, 1947 to 1954.

(2). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F11

(3). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F12

(4)This Act shall extend to Scotland only.

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F13F13FIRST TO NINTH SCHEDULESS

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