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This Act makes provision for the acquisition of land by the Commonwealth and certain other authorities and related matters. The 140 sections of this Act are divided into 12 Parts: Preliminary (I); Interpretation (II); Temporary entry on, and occupation of, land (III); Acquisition of interests in land (IV); Pre-acquisition procedures (V); Acquisition procedures (VI); Compensation for compulsory acquisition of interest in land (VII); Compensation for exercise of powers under Part III and failure to acquire (VIII); Persons with limited powers to deal with interests in land (IX); Dealings in land vested in acquiring authorities (X); Interests in overseas land (XI); Miscellaneous (XII).An interest in land may be acquired under this Act: (a) by agreement under section 40 or; (b) by compulsory process under section 41 (sect. 16). Section 17 defines the nature of interest that may be acquired. Agreements made under section 40 require a pre-acquisition declaration and an authorization of the Minister. A compulsory acquisition, to be declared by the Minister under section 41, requires a certificate given under section 24 and a pre-acquisition declaration. Section 89A concerns the establishment of a Lands Acquisition Reserve (fund).

Implemented by: Lands Acquisition Regulations 1989. (2010-03-03)
Amended by: Environmental Reform (Consequential Provisions) Act 1999 (Act No. 92 of 1999). (2010-04-19)

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