Main Roads has the power to acquire land to declare roads and highways. LAA Form 1046 allows Main Roads to lodge dedication orders directly at Landgate under delegations from the Minister for Lands, where private land has been acquired for road purposes.
Energy Operators, such as Western Power, also have the power to compulsorily acquire land and interests in land under their own enabling legislation, Energy Operators (Powers) Act 1979 (EOPA) in accordance with Parts 9 and 10 of the LAA. There are tailor made NOITT and Taking Order forms for use where an Energy Operator wishes to compulsorily acquire private land or interests in private land which have been approved by the Director General of the Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage. Listed below are details of the NOITT and Taking Order forms that may be used by Energy Operators when exercising their powers of compulsory acquisition under the EOPA and LAA:
Notices of intention to take (sections 170 and 171 of the LAA and section 45 of the EOPA)
Taking orders (sections 177 and 178 LAA and s45 EOPA)