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Requisitioned Land and War Works Act 1945

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14Duration of powers under Part II

(1)The powers conferred by this Part of this Act shall only be exercisable if the relevant agreement to buy, notice to treat or order has been made or served before the expiration of two years from the end of the war period, or if notice of proposals for the exercise of those powers has been published in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Act before the expiration of two years from the end of the war period.

(2)Without prejudice to the provisions of subsection (1) of this section, any right to acquire land by virtue of this Part of this Act which arises by reason of anything done on land while in the possession of a Minister or of a person who is occupying or using it under the authority of a Minister shall not be available when the land on which the thing was done is no longer in the possession of any Minister or any such person:

Provided that this subsection shall not apply where an undertaking given under this Part of this Act to take steps for the rehabilitation of land is not carried out.

(3)Notwithstanding anything in the preceding provisions of this section, the power to discharge or modify any restriction as to the user of land or as to building thereon may, where the land is being acquired by virtue of this Part of this Act, be exercised at any time so long as notice of proposals in that behalf is published in accordance with the provisions of this Part of this Act, or the order is made, before the completion of the acquisition of the land.

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