William Tracey Ltd v Scottish Ministers and others

Electricity transmission – Wayleaves – Compensation. Court of Session: Refusing a petition by the owner and operator of the site of a major waste management and recyclate processing facility, the court held that an owner or occupier of land over which a necessary wayleave had been granted under Sch 4 to the Electricity Act 1989 in respect of an overhead power line and associated apparatus, and who was entitled under the Act to compensation in respect of that grant, was not entitled also to compensation for the period, or any part of it, when the power line and associated apparatus were on his land prior to the date of the grant.

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