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Requisitioned Land and War Works Act 1945

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27Provisions as to compulsory purchase orders

(1)The provisions of Part VII of the Local Government Act, 1933, relating to compulsory purchase orders as defined in subsection (1) of section one hundred and sixty-one of that Act shall (notwithstanding anything in paragraph (g) of section one hundred and seventy-nine of that Act) apply in relation to a purchase of land authorised under this Part of this Act subject to the following modifications, that is to say—

(a)for the references to the Minister of Health there shall be substituted references to the appropriate Minister;

(b)references to a local authority shall include references to a combination of local authorities;

(c)where work has been done on the land by the acquiring authority or combination of authorities, the appropriate Minister, if he thinks fit, may—

(i)direct that subsection (3) of the said section one hundred and sixty-one (which relates to the publication and service of notices) either shall not apply or shall apply subject to such modifications as may be specified in the direction;

(ii)confirm the order without causing a local inquiry to be held, notwithstanding that objections (being -objections not relating to matters which can be dealt with by the tribunal by whom the compensation is to be assessed) have been duly made and have not been withdrawn.

(2)The references in the preceding subsection to Part VII of the Local Government Act, 1933, and to section one hundred and sixty-one and paragraph (g) of section one hundred and seventy-nine of that Act shall, in relation to the Administrative County of London, be construed as references respectively to Part V of the London Government Act, 1939, and to section one hundred and two and subsection (2) of section one hundred and fourteen of that Act.

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