Guidance

Compulsory purchase process and the Crichel Down Rules

Guidance on compulsory purchase and the Crichel Down Rules for the disposal of surplus land acquired by, or under the threat of, compulsion.

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Compulsory purchase process and the Crichel Down Rules: guidance

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Compulsory purchase model compensation claim form

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Compulsory purchase model compensation claim form: guidance notes

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In response to the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19), MHCLG has published guidance for acquiring authorities on COVID-19 compulsory purchase matters.

This guidance on the compulsory purchase process and the Crichel Down Rules replaces the version published on 28 February 2018. It has been revised to include guidance in relation to new town development corporations. It applies to England only. The guidance is intended to make it easier for people to access the information they need to understand how the compulsory purchase system works.

The model compensation claim form is intended to streamline the process of claiming and assessing the compensation due to those who are affected by compulsory purchase. The form sets out all the information which needs to be provided in support of a claim. There are separate guidance notes to aid completion of the form.

Published 29 October 2015
Last updated 16 July 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added updated guidance on the compulsory purchase process and the Crichel Down Rules. It has been revised to include guidance in relation to new town development.

  2. Replaced guidance on compulsory purchase process and the Crichel Down Rules with version revised, primarily, to reflect legislative changes since 2015.

  3. Added compulsory purchase model compensation claim form and guidance notes.

  4. First published.