Compulsory purchase orders and acquiring authorities: guidance on CPO use

CPOGNAA/001 First in a series of guidance notes intended to provide information for acquiring authorities with no, or limited experience of compulsory purchase on how to use CPOs.


1. This may include compensation for blight or severance of property, the impact on the remaining land, and home or farm loss payments. See CPOGNAA/005 for more details.

2. In most instances the procedures to which all authorities must follow to acquire land under is set out in the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) (Scotland) Act 1947.

3. As defined under Part Ill of the Land Compensation (Scotland) Act 1963

4. Part IV of the 1963 Act


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