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93 Compulsory hiring of land.E+W

(1)The Minister may with the approval of the Treasury make regulations for giving effect to the provisions of this Act as to the compulsory hiring of land, and regulations under this section may provide—

(a)for prescribing the procedure for the compulsory hiring of land under this Act, being such procedure as appears to the Minister to correspond as nearly as may be with the procedure for the compulsory purchase of land under this Act;

(b)for applying to the compulsory hiring of land, with such adaptations, exceptions or modifications as appear to the Minister requisite, provisions of the Lands Clauses Acts, sections seventy-seven to eighty-five of the M1Railways Clauses Consolidation Act 1845, [F1the M2Land Compensation Act 1961], the [F2Acquisition of Land Act 1981], . . . F3 and any other provision which had effect in relation to the compulsory hiring of land under any enactment repealed by this Act;

(c)for determining the terms and conditions of a compulsory hiring other than the rent;

(d)for requiring questions arising on the determination of a compulsory hiring to be determined by arbitration.

(2)Regulations under this section may apply generally to all compulsory hirings under this Act or may make different provisions for different classes of such hirings.

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F1Words substituted by virtue of Land Compensation Act 1961 (c. 33), s. 40(1)

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