Commentary

63 Acquisition of Land Act 1981

COMMONS vol 6(1)B
| Commentary

63 Acquisition of Land Act 1981

| Commentary

63 Acquisition of Land Act 1981

The powers of compulsory acquisition conferred by most general Acts, including the Lands Clauses Consolidation Act 18451 and the Compulsory Purchase Act 19652, are exercisable subject to the overriding procedure laid down by the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 which consolidated the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 19463 and other related enactments. The Acquisition of Land Act 1981 provides that, in so far as a compulsory purchase order authorises the purchase of any part of a common, open space or fuel or field garden allotment, the order is

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