Consultation outcome

Compulsory acquisition of land

This consultation has concluded

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Planning Act 2008: summary of responses to the consultation on proposed changes to the suite of guidance documents for the major infrastructure planning regime

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Detail of outcome

This paper gives a summary of the main areas in the consultation documents that have been amended and clarified.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from 13 April 2012 12:00am to
6 July 2012 11:45pm

Summary

Consultation on amending the guidance on the compulsory acquisition of land to bring it into line with the Localism Act 2011.

Documents

Planning Act 2008: guidance related to procedures for the compulsory acquisition of land - consultation

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Planning Act 2008: consultation on proposed changes to the suite of guidance documents for the major infrastructure planning regime

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Consultation description

This consultation forms part of a light touch review of the 6 guidance documents underpinning the Planning Act 2008, which includes guidance on compulsory acquisition of land as well as on:

The guidance on the compulsory acquisition of land has been refreshed to bring it into line with the Localism Act 2011 and has been made more concise in the process. In addition, it clarifies that after the abolition of the Infrastructure Planning Commission, the Planning Inspectorate will handle requests for certification under sections 127, 131 and 132 of the Planning Act 2008.

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