Planning

New Publication: The Planning Series: Compulsory Purchase Orders

Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) allow certain bodies to buy land or property without the consent of the owner. This briefing provides a background to CPOs, the powers that can be used to implement a CPO and which authorities can do so. It also describes the objection process, compensation and devolution of CPOs.

07 October 2019

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Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) allow certain bodies to buy land or property without the consent of the owner. This briefing provides a background to CPOs, the powers that can be used to implement a CPO and which authorities can do so. It also describes the objection process, compensation and devolution of CPOs.

New Publication: The Planning Series: 15 – Compulsory Purchase Orders (PDF, 1731KB)


Article by Francesca Howorth, Senedd Research, National Assembly for Wales

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