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Land Drainage' (Scotland) Act 1958

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4(1)The authorised persons, or any person to whom they have given authority in that behalf, shall for the purpose of executing or maintaining the works or of executing any temporary works have power at all reasonable times to enter on any land situated within the limits of lateral deviation shown on the plans and specifications referred to in the order or any land shown on the said plans which, being situated outwith those limits, is required for the purpose of executing any temporary works, and for the purpose of obtaining access to any such land may enter on any land in the ownership of a person who owns land situated in the improvement area or on any of whose land the execution of drainage or protective works is authorised or required by the order.

(2)Any power of entry under the foregoing sub-paragraph shall include power to authorise the entry or passage of such persons, vehicles, plant, machinery, supplies or materials as may be necessary, and to authorise the carrying out of work for the purpose of facilitating their passage.

(3)Any person entitled to enter upon any land by virtue of any right of entry under this paragraph shall, if so required, produce evidence of his authority before entering on such land and shall not demand admission as of right unless fourteen days' notice of the intended entry has been given to the occupier.

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