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Countryside and Rights of Way Bill -
Amendments to be debated in the House of Lords

Here you can browse the Supplement (g) to the Revised Marshalled List of Amendments to the Countryside and Rights of Way Bill to be moved in Committee in the House of Lords.

  
After Clause 38
 
  
BY THE LORD BRITTAN OF SPENNITHORNE
 
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1)  Any person with an interest in land shall be entitled to be indemnified for any additional costs and expenses reasonably incurred as a result of the right conferred by section 2(1), or for any increased liability or loss arising therefrom.
 
    (2)  Regulations shall make provision for the form and procedure by which such amounts may be recovered.")
Indemnity for costs arising from the right of access.
     Insert the following new Clause-- 
     (".--(1)  Where an owner or a person with an interest in land proves that he has suffered a diminution in the value of his land or interest therein due to the right conferred by section 2(1), he shall be entitled to claim compensation in the same manner and on the same basis as provided under sections 70 to 72 of the National Parks and Access to the Countryside Act 1949 ("the 1949 Act") in relation to land over which an access order has been made under Part V of that Act.
 
    (2)  Regulations may be made as under section 70 of the 1949 Act.")
Compensation for diminution in value of land.
 
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