Local Government Act 2001

Exercise of certain land functions.

184

184.—(1) Without prejudice to the generality or application of section 210, 211 or 213 of the Act of 2000, the functions conferred on a local authority by section 11(7)(a) shall—

( a) as regards the acquisition of land be construed in accordance with section 213 of the Act of 2000,

( b) as regards the disposal of land be construed in accordance with section 211 of the Act of 2000,

and section 210 of the Act of 2000 shall apply as regards the appropriation of land.

(2) For the avoidance of doubt it is hereby declared that the functions conferred on a local authority by section 213(2)( a) of the Act of 2000 may be performed in relation to any easement, way-leave, water right or other right to which that paragraph applies granted by or held from the local authority acquiring the land and “acquisition of land” shall be construed accordingly for the purposes of that Act.

(3) In this section “local authority” includes a joint body.