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Killingholme Generating Stations (Ancillary Powers) Act 1991

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20Purchase of rights

(1)In this section references to the purchase by the appropriate company of new rights are references to the purchase of rights to be created in favour of the appropriate company.

(2)The appropriate company may for the purposes of constructing and using, maintaining, renewing, removing or altering the National Power works or the PowerGen works, as the case may be, or for the purpose of obtaining access to the works or for the purpose of doing any other thing necessary in connection with the works, purchase compulsorily such new rights as they may require over any of the lands which may be acquired under section 19 (Power to acquire land) of this Act as well as rights already in existence.

(3)References in this section to rights over land include references to the right to do, or to place and maintain, anything in, on or under land or in the airspace above its surface.

(4)The Act of 1965, as applied by this Act, shall have effect with the modifications necessary to make it apply to the compulsory purchase of rights under subsection (2) above as it applies to the compulsory purchase of land so that, in appropriate contexts, references in the Act of 1965 to land are read as referring, or as including references, to the rights or to land over which the rights are or are to be exercisable according to the requirements of the particular context.

(5)Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (4) above in relation to the purchase of rights in pursuance of subsection (2) above the enactments relating to compensation for the compulsory purchase of land shall apply with the necessary modifications as they apply to such compensation.

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