Compulsory acquisition of land

42Compulsory acquisition of land for Games purposes

(1)Part 8 of the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c. 8) (acquisition and appropriation of land for planning purposes) is to be read as if it contained the following modifications.

(2)In section 189 (compulsory acquisition)—

(a)in subsection (1), after paragraph (b) insert—

(c)is suitable for and required in order to facilitate the holding of the Glasgow Games 2014.,

(b)after subsection (1) insert—

(1A)“Glasgow Games 2014” means the Commonwealth Games that are to take place principally in Glasgow in 2014., and

(c)after subsection (9) insert—

(10)Subsections (5) and (6) do not apply where land is acquired for the purpose mentioned in subsection (1)(c)..