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Forth Crossing Act 2011

Schedule 9 – Land which may be acquired

263.This schedule (introduced by section 22) is in two Parts.

264.Part 1 of the schedule lists that land(22) which is outwith the limits of deviation (see section 4) that is to be acquired compulsorily for the purposes of the Forth Crossing works. The columns provide the location, and references for that land.

265.Part 2 of the schedule lists the rights that can be acquired compulsorily in the land specified in the schedule. In acquiring the rights the Scottish Ministers are not obliged to acquire all the land.


For the purposes of the Act the term “land” includes buildings, land covered by water, and any interest in land (an interest being any servitude or other right in land).

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