(1) The Secretary of State, or a local highway authority [or a strategic highways company] on being authorised by the Secretary of State to do so, may acquire land compulsorily—
(a) for the purpose of providing or improving any highway which is to be provided or improved in pursuance of an order under section 247, 248 or 249 or for any other purpose for which land is required in connection with the order; or
(b) for the purpose of providing any public right of way which is to be provided as
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