Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947

3(1)Where a local authority or Minister have been authorised in accordance with the provisions of section one of this Act to purchase any land compulsorily, then, at any time after serving notice to treat and after serving on the owner, lessee and occupier of the land not less than fourteen days’ notice, the authority or Minister may enter on and take possession of the land or such part thereof as is specified in the notice without previous consent or compliance with sections eighty-three to eighty-eight of the Lands Clauses Consolidation (Scotland) Act, 1845, but subject to the payment of the like compensation for the land of which possession is taken, and interest on the compensation awarded, as would have been payable if those provisions had been complied with.S

(2)Paragraph 19 of the foregoing Schedule shall apply to the service of notices under this paragraph.

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C4Sch. 2 para. 3 extended (27.5.1997) by 1997 c. 8, ss. 105(7), 278(2)