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What are compulsory purchase powers?Compulsory purchase powers enable certain bodies, known as acquiring authorities, to compulsorily purchase land,...
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ContextWhere a ‘qualifying person’ objects to a proposed compulsory purchase order (CPO) to which the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981) applies,...
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ContextWhen an acquiring authority proposes, as part of a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to which the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981)...
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In this Q&A it has been assumed that the compulsory purchase order (CPO) is subject to the procedure in the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981).A...
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According to section 5(1) of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (CPA 1965), a notice to treat must be served on ‘all the persons interested in, or...
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Unless there is express statutory power to do so, a compulsory purchase of land does not authorise the acquisition of adverse interests in, or rights...
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