Compulsory purchase orders

Compulsory purchase orders guidance:

Duty to achieve best consideration General duty Under section 123(1) of the Local Government Act 1972 (LGA 1972), principal authorities, defined in England as councils...

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If authorised to do so by the Secretary of State, a local authority (LA) has power under section 226(1) of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), to acquire...

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Introduction There are a large number of statutory provisions which grant compulsory purchase powers for specific purposes to specified bodies, see Compulsory...

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Context Where a ‘qualifying person’ objects to a proposed compulsory purchase order (CPO) to which the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981) applies, and does not...

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Context When an acquiring authority proposes, as part of a compulsory purchase order (CPO) to which the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981) applies, to acquire any...

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Context The confirmation of a compulsory purchase order (CPO) does not vest title in the land subject to the CPO in the acquiring authority, nor does it...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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