chapter  28
Compulsory Purchase Compensation III Compensation for Disturbance
Pages 34

It is therefore in a sense “parasitic”, because there must first be an acquisition price and, if there is, disturbance compensation can then be included in it. In Inland Revenue Commissioners v Glasgow & South Western Railway Co,3 Lord Halsbury LC referred to acceptable claims for such well-known disturbance items as “damages for loss of business” and “compensation for the goodwill” but added: “in strictness the thing which is to be ascertained is the price to be paid for the land ...“.