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Road Traffic Regulation Act 1967

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30Acquisition of land

(1)A local authority may be authorised by the appropriate Minister to purchase compulsorily land for the purposes of sections 28 and 29(6)(a) of this Act, and the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946 or, as the case may be, the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947 shall apply in relation to the compulsory purchase of land under this subsection as if it had been in force immediately before the commencement of that Act.

In this subsection " land " includes any interest or right in, over or under land.

(2)Land compulsorily acquired by a local authority otherwise than for the provision of an off-street parking place and not appropriated for a purpose other than that for which it was acquired shall not be used, by them for the provision of an off-street parking place thereon for a period exceeding twelve months except with the consent of the Minister of the Crown who, at the time when his consent is sought, is the Minister concerned with the function for the purposes of which the land was acquired.

(3)The power of a local authority to acquire land for the purposes of sections 28 and 29(6)(a) of this Act shall extend to the acquisition of any interest or right in, over or under land.

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