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Town and Country Planning Act 1959

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Part I Compensation for Compulsory Acquisition of Land

    1. 1.General provisions as to measure of compensation

    2. 2.Assumptions as to planning permission

    3. 3.Assumptions not directly derived from development plans

    4. 4.Special assumptions in respect of certain land comprised in development plans

    5. 5.Certification of appropriate alternative development

    6. 6.Appeals against certificates under s. 5

    7. 7.Extension of ss. 5 and 6 to special cases

    8. 8.Supplementary provisions as to certification of appropriate alternative development

    9. 9.Modification of rules for assessment of compensation

    10. 10.Acquisition of houses unfit for human habitation

    11. 11.War-damaged land

    12. 12.Other special cases

    13. 13.Power to pay allowances to persons displaced

    14. 14.Long-standing notices to treat

    15. 15.Rights of owner where notice given of intention to proceed

    16. 16.Recent entry under long-standing notice to treat

    17. 17.Outstanding right to compensation for refusal, conditional grant, revocation or modification of planning permission

    18. 18.Additional compensation for new planning permission in respect of land acquired

    19. 19.Supplementary provisions as to compensation under s. 18

    20. 20.Extension of ss. 18 and 19 to planning permission where no planning decision made

    21. 21.Extension of s. 18 to Crown development

  3. Part II Acquisition, Appropriation and Disposal of Land by Local Authorities and other Public Bodies

    1. 22.Exercise of powers of acquisition by agreement

    2. 23.Exercise of powers of appropriation

    3. 24.Adjustment of accounts on appropriation of land

    4. 25.Amendment of s. 21 of Land Settlement (Scotland) Act, 1919

    5. 26.Exercise of powers of disposing of land

    6. 27.Application of capital money on disposal of land

    7. 28.Appropriation of land by parish councils and parish meetings

    8. 29.Protection of persons deriving title under transactions requiring consent

    9. 30.General provisions relating to Part II

  4. Part III Administrative Procedures and Related Proceedings

    1. 31.Proceedings for challenging validity of certain orders and decisions

    2. 32.Appeals from certain decisions under Town and Country Planning Acts

    3. 33.Procedure in connection with statutory inquiries

    4. 34.Inquiries as to compulsory purchase of land for parish councils

    5. 35.Provisions as to purchase notices

    6. 36.Publication of notice of applications for planning permission

    7. 37.Notification of applications for planning permission to owners and agricultural tenants

    8. 38.Enforcement of limitations imposed by development orders

  5. Part IV Obligation to Purchase Interests of Owner-Occupiers affected by Planning Proposals

    1. 39.Notice requiring purchase of owner-occupier's interest

    2. 40.Objection to notice requiring purchase of claimant's interest

    3. 41.Reference of objection to Lands Tribunal

    4. 42.Effect of valid notice requiring purchase of claimant's interest

    5. 43.Supplementary provisions relating to Part IV

  6. Part V Miscellaneous and Supplementary Provisions

    1. 44.Land declared (otherwise than by development plan) to be subject to compulsory purchase

    2. 45.Compensation for damage to requisitioned land

    3. 46.Acquisition of land in connection with town development in England and Wales

    4. 47.Acquisition of land in connection with town development schemes in Scotland

    5. 48.Acquisition of land for highways

    6. 49.Advances to highway authorities in respect of land acquired for highways

    7. 50.Amendment, of s. 81 of Lands Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1845

    8. 49.Advances to highway authorities in respect of land acquired for highways

    9. 50.Amendment, of s. 81 of Lands Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1845

    10. 51.Recovery of certain sums from acquiring authorities

    11. 52.Application of Act to Crown

    12. 53.Special provision as to ecclesiastical property in England

    13. 54.Adjustment of unexpended balances of established development value

    14. 55.Provisions as to inquiries, notices, regulations and orders

    15. 56.Financial provisions

    16. 57.Interpretation

    17. 58.Minor and consequential amendments and repeals

    18. 59.Short title, citation, commencement and extent

    1. First Schedule

      Special provisions relating to section nine

    2. Second Schedule

      Acquisition of houses as being unfit for human habitation

    3. Third Schedule

      Application of section eighteen to special cases

    4. Fourth Schedule

      Authorities to whom Part II applies

    5. Fifth Schedule

      Supplementary provisions as to purchase of owner-occupier's interest

    6. Sixth Schedule

      Reduction or extinguishment of unexpended balance of established development value

    7. Seventh Schedule

      Enactments amended

    8. Eighth Schedule

      Enactments repealed

    9. Ninth Schedule

      Section nineteen of the Town and Country Planning Act, 1947, as amended

    10. Tenth Schedule

      Section seventeen of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act, 1947, as amended

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