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Encyclopedia of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation

Encyclopedia of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation
Practice Area:  Planning Law
ISBN:  9780414093317
Published by:  Sweet & Maxwell
Publication Date:  03 Mar 2021
Subscription Information:  3 releases a year, Any Time Start
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The Encyclopedia of Compulsory Purchase and Compensation provides a complete and up-to-date guide to this complex area of the law:
  • Presents detailed coverage of the powers of relevant authorities to acquire land compulsorily
  • Examines the authorisation procedure for compulsory purchase orders, procedure after the order, and the taking of land in exercise of the compulsory powers
  • Explains the rules which regulate entitlement to compensation if a landowner or occupier suffers loss
  • Identifies the methods and procedures for challenging compulsory purchase orders
  • Discusses purchase notice and blight notice procedures
  • Provides tables which show the main Acts authorising acquisition in accordance with the Acquisition of Land Act 1981 and those which confer powers of acquisition not governed by the 1981 Act
  • Reproduces all the Acts which comprise the general law relating to compulsory purchase and compensation with full annotations
  • Includes the text of over 100 SIs and 50 circulars with expert commentary
  • Contains a section of case summaries which contains details of over 250 key judicial decisions including leading decisions of the Lands Tribunal
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