Catalogue description References to Lands Tribunal: specimen case files

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Reference: LT 8
Title: References to Lands Tribunal: specimen case files

This series consists of sample case files of references to the Lands Tribunal, including some transcripts of hearings. The cases relate to the acquisition of land, capital gains tax, corporation taxes, estate duty, capital transfer tax, town and country planning, compensation and various other subjects.

Date: 1938-1997

Each piece in this series is coded, reflecting the various jurisdictions exercised by the Tribunal:

REF: references to the Tribunal. The more important are under the following Acts:

  • Land Compensation Act 1961: Acquisition of land
  • Compulsory Purchase Act 1965: Acquisition of land
  • Taxes Management Act 1970 Capital Gains, Development Lands and Coporation Taxes
  • Development Land Tax Act 1976 Capital Gains, Development Lands and Corporation Taxes
  • Lands Tribunal Act 1949: Arbitration by consent
  • Town and Country Planning Acts 1971 and 1973 Planning permission
  • Coal Mining Subsidence Act 1957 Compensation

LCA,CP,AO: compensation payable to untraced owners, or owners abroad (Absent Owners) under

  • Land Clauses Consolidation Act 1845 as amended by Lands Tribunal Act 1949
  • Compulsory Purchase Act 1965

DET: determinations under

  • Finance Act 1910 Estate duty,
  • Finance Act 1975 Capital Transfer Tax

LR,LRA: determinations under

  • Leasehold Reform Act 1967
  • Housing Act 1980


  • Land Commission Act 1967

R.L. :

  • Rights of Light Act 1959


  • Appeals against determinations by the Ministry of Housing and Local Government and the Department of the Environment under Town and Country Planning legislation and regulations.

Held by: The National Archives, Kew
Legal status: Public Record(s)
Language: English
Physical description: 453 file(s)
Access conditions: Subject to 30 year closure unless otherwise stated
Accruals: Series is accruing.

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