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Part 5 SPowers to enter and use land

37Temporary possession of landS

(1)Ministers may, when carrying out the Forth Crossing works, enter and take temporary possession of any land specified in columns (1), (2) and (3) of schedule 10—

(a)for the purpose specified in respect of that land in column (4) of that schedule, or

(b)for any other purpose which Ministers consider necessary or expedient for the purposes of, in connection with, or in consequence of, the works specified in respect of that land in column (5) of that schedule.

(2)Ministers may remain in temporary possession of the land for—

(a)up to one year after the day on which they consider that the works in relation to which they took possession of the land are completed, or

(b)such longer period as may be agreed with the owner of the land.

(3)Where the land is subject to a lease (including a sub-lease), the lease is terminated on the date on which Ministers first enter the land.

Commencement Information

I1S. 37 in force at 3.2.2011 by S.S.I. 2011/38, art. 2, Sch.