07 October 2019
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