The Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CitationSI 2017/2

2017 No. 2

Acquisition Of Land, England And Wales

The Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017

Made 9th January 2017

Coming into force 3rd February 2017

The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 7(2) and 15(4)(e) and (f) and (5) of, and paragraph 6(4)(e) and (f) and (5) of Schedule 1 to, the Acquisition of Land Act 19811, makes the following Regulations:

S-1 Citation, commencement and application

Citation, commencement and application

1.—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 and come into force on 3rd February 2017.

(2) The amendments made by regulation 2(2) and (4) apply only in relation to a compulsory purchase order which is confirmed by a Minister or another authority, or made by a Minister, on or after 3rd February 2017.

S-2 Amendments to the Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) Regulations 2004

Amendments to the Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) Regulations 2004

2.—(1) The Compulsory Purchase of Land (Prescribed Forms) (Ministers) Regulations 20042are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 3 (prescribed forms in connection with compulsory purchase orders), after paragraph (d) insert—

“(da)

“(da) for the purposes of section 15(4)(e) and paragraph 6(4)(e) of Schedule 1, the form of the statement about the effect of Parts 2 and 3 of the Compulsory Purchase (Vesting Declarations) Act 19813shall be Part 1 of Form 9A;

(db)

(db) for the purposes of section 15(4)(f) and paragraph 6(4)(f) of Schedule 1, the form for giving information to the authority shall be Part 2 of Form 9A;”.

(3) After regulation 3 (prescribed forms in connection with compulsory purchase orders) insert—

S-3A

Review

3A.—(1) The Secretary of State must from time to time—

(a)

(a) carry out a review of regulation 3(da), (db) and (e) and the associated forms (Forms 9A, 10 and 11),

(b)

(b) set out the conclusions of the review in a report, and

(c)

(c) publish the report.

(2) The report must in particular—

(a)

(a) set out the objectives intended to be achieved by the regulatory system established by regulation 3(da), (db) and (e),

(b)

(b) assess the extent to which those objectives are achieved, and

(c)

(c) assess whether those objectives remain appropriate and, if so, the extent to which they could be achieved with a system that imposes less regulation.

(3) The first report under this regulation must be published before the end of the period of five years beginning with 3rd February 2017.

(4) Reports under this regulation are afterwards to be published at intervals not exceeding five years.”.

(4) In the Schedule—

(a)

(a) in the contents, after the entry for Form 9, insert—

“Form 9A

Form of statement of effect of Parts 2 and 3 of the Compulsory Purchase (Vesting Declarations) Act 1981 and for giving information to the authority.”

(b)

(b) after Form 9, insert the form in Part 1 of the Schedule to these Regulations;

(c)

(c) for Form 10, substitute the form in Part 2 of the Schedule to these Regulations;

(d)

(d) for Form 11, substitute the form in Part 3 of the Schedule to...

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