E: COMPULSORY ACQUISITION

158 Compensation

Where a garden is comprised in land which is the subject of a compulsory purchase by an authority having powers of acquisition, compensation equal to market value as agreed between the owner’s valuer and the district valuer at the date of entry is payable1. In calculating the amount of compensation, it may be advantageous for the owner to deal with the authority on the basis of different values for different parts of the garden. When advising an owner in these circumstances, the practitioner is referred to the case of Kemmis v Salisbury District Council2 for an

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