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Clause 36—(Compulsory Acquisition Of Land For Development)

Volume 437: debated on Wednesday 14 May 1947

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Amendments made: In page 40, line 42, leave out from "acquisition," to end of line 10, page 41, and insert:

"by the appropriate local authority, then if the Minister is satisfied—
  • (a) in the case of land comprised in an area defined by the plan as an area of comprehensive development, or of land contiguous or adjacent to any such area, that the land is required in order to secure the development or re-development of the said area or that it is expedient in the public interest that the land should be held together with land so required;
  • (b) in any other case, that it is necessary that the land should be acquired under this Section for the purpose of securing its use in the manner proposed by the plan."
  • Page 41, line 14, leave out "been approved or made," and insert "become operative."

    Line 28, leave out "he thinks fit," and insert:

    "after consultation with that council and, in the case of land in a county, with the council of that county, he thinks it expedient so to do."—[Mr. Silkin.]