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Land Acquisition and Compensation (Northern Ireland) Order 1973

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Execution of works etc., in connection with public worksN.I.

28.—(1) A responsible authority may carry out—

(a)if they have power to acquire land under Article 27, on any land acquired by them under that Article;

(b)on any other land belonging to them,

works for mitigating the adverse effect which the construction, alteration, existence or use of any public works has or will have on the surroundings of the works.

(2) Without prejudice to the generality of paragraph (1), the works that may be carried out under that paragraph include the planting of trees, shrubs or plants of any other description and the laying out of any area as grassland.

(3) A responsible authority may—

(a)develop or redevelop any land acquired by them under Article 27, or any other land belonging to them, for the purpose of improving the surroundings of public works in any manner which they think desirable by reason of the construction, alteration, existence or use of the works;

(b)dispose of any land acquired by them under Article 27.

(4) This Article applies only where the responsible authority are a body incorporated by or under any statutory provision and has effect only for extending the corporate powers of any such authority.

(5) In this Article “public works” and “responsible authority” have the same meaning as in Article 4 except that “public works” does not include a road.

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