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Glasgow Commonwealth Games Act 2008

Compulsory Acquisition

Section 42: Compulsory acquisition of land for Games purposes

91.This section modifies the Town and Country Planning (Scotland) Act 1997 (c.8) to allow councils to issue a compulsory purchase order for land which is suitable for and required in order to facilitate the holding of the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games. The procedure for making such an order remains the same as for any compulsory purchase order under the 1997 Act.

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