Part 6Compensation

52Compensation: cutting down or lopping, or cutting back roots of, trees or shrubs

(1)A person is entitled to compensation from Ministers for any loss arising as a result of Ministers taking action under section 10(1) in relation to a tree or shrub.

(2)Any dispute about—

(a)a person’s entitlement to compensation, or

(b)the amount of the compensation,

is to be determined by the Lands Tribunal in accordance with the 1963 Act as if it were a question of disputed compensation for the compulsory acquisition of land (and sections 8, 9, 11 and 12 of the 1963 Act accordingly have effect in relation to such a dispute so far as applicable and subject to any necessary modifications).