(1) The council on whom a purchase notice is served shall serve on the owner by whom the purchase notice was served a notice (a “response notice”) stating either—
(a) that the council are willing to comply with the purchase notice; or
(b) that another local authority or statutory undertakers specified in the response notice have agreed to comply with it in their place; or
(c) that for reasons so specified the council are not willing to comply with the purchase notice and have not found any other local authority or statutory undertakers who will agree to comply with it
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