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The Scarweather Sands Offshore Wind Farm Order 2004

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Temporary possession of land

Temporary use of land for construction of works

21.—(1) The undertaker may, in connection with the carrying out of the authorised works—

(a)enter upon, and take temporary possession of, the land shown numbered 4 on the land plans and described in the book of reference as may be required in connection with the construction of the authorised works;

(b)remove any buildings and vegetation from that land; and

(c)construct temporary works (including the provision of means of access) and buildings on the land.

(2) Not less than 28 days before entering upon, and taking temporary possession, of land under this article, the undertaker must serve notice of the intended entry on the owners and occupiers of the land.

(3) The undertaker may not, without the agreement of the owners of the land, remain in possession of any land under this article after the end of the period of one year beginning with the date of completion of the authorised works.

(4) Before giving up possession of land of which temporary possession has been taken under this article, the undertaker must remove all temporary works and restore the land to the reasonable satisfaction of the owners of the land; but the undertaker is not required to replace a building removed under this article.

(5) The undertaker must pay compensation to the owners and occupiers of land of which temporary possession is taken under this article for any loss or damage arising from the exercise in relation to the land of the powers conferred by this article.

(6) Any dispute as to a person’s entitlement to compensation under paragraph (5), or as to the amount of the compensation, is to be determined under Part I of the 1961 Act.

(7) Without prejudice to article 36, nothing in this article shall affect any liability to pay compensation under section 10(2) of the 1965 Act or under any other enactment in respect of loss or damage arising from the execution of any works, other than loss or damage for which compensation is payable under paragraph (5).

(8) The powers of compulsory acquisition of land conferred by this Order do not apply in relation to any land of which temporary possession is taken under paragraph (1), except that the undertaker is not precluded from acquiring new rights over any part of that land under article 21.

(9) Where the undertaker takes possession of land under this article, it is not required to acquire the land or any interest in it.

(10) In this article, “building” (“adeilad”) includes structure or any other erection.

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