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Part 4SFlood risk management: local authority functions

Acquisition of landS

66Acquisition of landS

(1)A local authority may—

(a)by agreement, acquire land which it requires for the exercise of its functions under this Part,

(b)with the authorisation of the Scottish Ministers, compulsorily acquire land (other than Crown land within the meaning of section 91(7)(a)) which it requires for the purpose of carrying out scheme operations.

(2)The Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947 (c. 42) applies in relation to an acquisition under subsection (1)(b) as if that provision were contained in an Act of Parliament in force immediately before the commencement of that Act.

Commencement Information

I1S. 66 in force at 24.12.2010 by S.S.I. 2010/401, art. 3(c)