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Compulsory purchase and compensation: A guide for owners, tenants and occupiers in Scotland

Descriptiona guide to compulsory purchase for owners tenants and occupiers
Official Print Publication DateOctober 2011
Website Publication DateOctober 25, 2011


ISBN 978 1 78045 439 9 (Web publication only)
DPPAS 12087

This document is also available in pdf format (442k)



The compulsory purchase process
Overview of the compulsory purchase process
Objecting to the compulsory purchase order
The inquiry or hearing
The confirmation process
Taking possession of the property

Compensation and other payments
What you may be entitled to
If only part of your property is being bought
Compensation where the authority is not buying any of your property
Disputes about compensation

What should you do next

Further reading

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