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London Development Agency Bill




To confer powers upon the London Development Agency. WHEREAS —

(1) It is expedient that in carrying out its functions the London Development Agency should be enabled to require information as to interests in land:

(2) In relation to the promotion of the Bill for this Act the London Development Agency have complied with the requirements of section 26A of and Schedule 6A to the Regional Development Agencies Act 1998 (c. 45):

(3) The objects of this Act cannot be attained without the authority of Parliament:

May it therefore please your Majesty that it may be enacted, and be it enacted, by the Queen's Most Excellent Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, in this present Parliament assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:—

1      Citation and commencement

This Act may be cited as the London Development Agency Act 2002 and shall come into operation at the end of the period of two months beginning with the date on which it is passed.

2      Power for London Development Agency to require information as to interests in land

(1)    Subject to subsection (2) below, section 16 (Power of local authorities to obtain particulars of persons interested in land) of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1976 (c. 57) shall apply in relation to land in Greater London, as if references to a local authority included references to the London Development Agency.
(2)    The London Development Agency may exercise its powers under the said section 16, as applied by subsection (1) above, only if the exercise of those powers is connected with the acquisition or proposed acquisition of land by the Agency (whether compulsorily or by agreement).

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