Scarborough Muir Group Ltd, appellant

Compulsory purchase and compensation. Court of Session: In an appeal against a decision of the Scottish Ministers, cancelling a certificate of appropriate alternative development ('a CAAD') issued by Fife Council relating to land owned by the appellants ('the CAAD Land') which was required by the Scottish Ministers for the works authorised by the Forth Crossing Act 2011, the Ministers having permanently acquired part of the CAAD Land and temporarily entered and possessed another part, the Ministers conceded that the decision was not within the powers of the Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963 in so far as relating to the permanently acquired land and the court held that it was within the powers of 1963 Act in so far as relating to the temporarily acquired land.

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