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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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Produced in partnership with Harriet Townsend of Cornerstone Barristers 22nd Jan
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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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22nd Jan
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In the context of a compulsory purchase claim, the period of limitation is six years from the time when the cause of claim for compensation arose. Any...
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22nd Jan
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It is not known whether the Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) was confirmed prior to 3 February 2017 when the procedure for making general vesting...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Hannah of Winkworth Sherwood LLP 8th Jan
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Requirements to serve notice of CPO on qualifying persons—s 12 ALA 1981In addition to public notices, under section 12 of the Acquisition of Land Act...
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Produced in partnership with Chris Willmore 8th Jan
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This Q&A considers whether a valuer instructed by the local authority to assess the undervalue of an interest disposed pursuant to the General...
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Produced in partnership with Tracy Lovejoy of Lanyon Bowdler 8th Jan
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A compulsory purchase order (CPO) needs to be served upon all persons having an interest, or having power to sell and convey, the land compulsorily...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Leigh of No 5 Chambers 8th Jan
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PowerThe statutory power to override easements and other rights is contained in section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016 (HPA 2016).A wider...
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7th Dec
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See the Communities and Local Government’s (CLG’s) Guidance on the compulsory purchase process, which provides guidance on the general vesting...
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29th Nov
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The general rule on costs in respect of compulsory purchase order (CPO) matters, set out in the Planning Practice Guidance (PPG) (see Paragraph: 057...
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29th Nov
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The notice of reference which must be sent to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber), and related guidance, can be obtained here. We refer you to the...
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29th Nov
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Section 11 of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (CPA 1965) makes provision for powers of entry following the confirmation of a compulsory purchase...
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29th Nov
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We have assumed for the purposes of this Q&A that the compulsory purchase order (CPO) is subject to the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 (ALA 1981).ALA...
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