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Amendment Paper as at
Tuesday 28th January 2003

STANDING COMMITTEE G


PLANNING AND COMPULSORY PURCHASE BILL

NOTE

The Amendments have been arranged in accordance with the Order of the Committee (9th January).


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

434

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     10     after 'authority', insert 'after consultation with all interested parties and the public.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

425

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     10,     leave out 'think' and insert 'has reasonable grounds to believe'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Sidney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Wilshire

430

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     10,     leave out 'think' and insert 'can demonstrate'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Sidney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Wilshire

431

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     10,     leave out 'will facilitate' and insert 'is necessary for'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

426

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     16,     leave out 'think' and insert 'has reasonable grounds to believe'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Sidney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Wilshire

432

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     16,     leave out 'think' and insert 'can demonstrate'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

433

Clause     73,     page     47,     line     24     at end insert—

    '(d)   the assembling of land for the purpose of development either by the public or private sector where the land subject to the compulsory purchase order has no known owner.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Sidney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Wilshire

429

Page     47,     line     4,     leave out Clause 73.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

435

Clause     74,     page     48,     line     3,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

420

Clause     74,     page     48,     line     5,     leave out '7.5%' and insert '15%'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

421

Clause     74,     page     48,     line     6,     at end insert—

    '(2A)   The Secretary of State may from time to time by regulations prescribe different amounts for the purposes of subsection (2) above.

    (2B)   The power to make regulations under subsection (2A) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

419

Clause     74,     page     48,     line     8,     leave out from second 'a' to 'case)' in line 9 and insert—

      '(a) a freehold interest, or

      (b) an interest as tenant from year to year, or

      (c) an interest as tenant for more than a year

    and in cases (a) and (c) above'.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

422

Clause     75,     page     49,     line     10,     leave out '2.5%' and insert '5%'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

437

Clause     75,     page     49,     line     12     at end insert—

    '(d)   the land and building amount.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

436

Clause     75,     page     49,     line     13,     leave out subsection (3).

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

423

Clause     75,     page     49,     line     14,     leave out '£25,000' and insert '£50,000'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford

424

Clause     75,     page     49,     line     14,     at end insert—

    '(3A)   The Secretary of State may from time to time by regulations prescribe different amounts for the purposes of subsections (2) and (3) above.

    (3B)   The power to make regulations under subsection (3A) above shall be exercisable by statutory instrument which shall be subject to annulment in pursuance of a resolution of either House of Parliament.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

438

Clause     75,     page     50,     line     13,     leave out subsection (3).


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

439

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     7     after 'any', insert 'reasonable'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

191

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   This section also applies to a person if—

      (a) he is a person to whom sections 33A, 33B or 33C applies, and

      (b) his qualifying interest in land for the purposes of section 33A is acquired compulsorily under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 (Acquisition of land for housing purposes).'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

192

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     7,     at end insert—

    '(1A)   This section also applies to a person if—

      (a) he is a person to whom sections 33A, 33B or 33C applies,

      (b) his qualifying interest in land for the purposes of section 33A is acquired compulsorily under section 17 of the Housing Act 1985 (Acquisition of land for housing purposes),

      (c) a notice falling within subsection (4A) has been served on him in relation to the land mentioned in that section, and

      (d) the confirming authority has certified that it is satisfied that the acquiring authority sought to acquire the land compulsorily for the reason specified in the notice.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

440

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     8,     leave out subsection (2).

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

193

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     15,     after 'notices', insert 'referred to in subsection (1)'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

194

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     24,     at end insert—

    '(4A)   The notice referred to in subsection (1A) is a notice in the prescribed form and served in the prescribed manner stating that the acquiring authority intends to acquire the land for the reason that the land or any part of it should be brought into residential use.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

441

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     25,     leave out subsection (5).

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Sydney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Matthew Green

195

Clause     76,     page     51,     line     37,     at end insert—

    '(8)   In this section—

       "confirming authority" has the same meaning as in the Acquisition of Land Act 1981,

       "prescribed" means prescribed by regulations made by the Secretary of State.'.


   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

442

Clause     77,     page     53,     line     38,     at end insert—

    '(5A)   Any repayment or additional payment arising from the provisions of subsection (5) above must be made within 21 days of the repayment or additional payment becoming confirmed.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton Brown
Mr David Wilshire
Sir Paul Beresford
Sir Sydney Chapman

443

Clause     77,     page     53,     line     43,     at end insert—

    '(7A)   Interest must be paid at the end of every month.'.

   

Mr Geoffrey Clifton-Brown
Sir Sidney Chapman
Sir Paul Beresford
Mr David Wilshire

428

Clause     77,     page     54,     line     2,     at end insert—

    '(9)(a)   Any loss payment made in accordance with section 33 shall without prejudice to the duty of the acquirer to pay just compensation under section 5 of the Land Compensation Act 1961.

    (b)   The amount of compensation to which a person is entitled in respect of the acquisition of an interest in land is such amount as, having regard to all relevant matters, will justly compensate the person for the acquisition.

    (c)   In assessing the amount of compensation to which the person is entitled regard shall be had to all relevant matters, save for any payment to be made under section 33A, 33B and 33C.'.

 
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