This Law provides rules applicable to the acquisition of land by the States through compulsory purchase on behalf of the public as authorized by Special Law, i.e. a Law confirmed by Order of Her Majesty in Council. The power under Special Law may include the right to acquire or extinguish a servitude or other right over land. Land may only be acquired on the basis of a plan approved by the States. There shall be a Board of Arbitrators for purposes of this Law, which shall determine questions as to compensation for land compulsorily acquired.
Implemented by: Compulsory Purchase of Land (Board of (Arbitrators) (Procedure) (Jersey) Regulations 1967. (2004-08-31)
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