Planning Act 2008: guidance related to procedures for compulsory acquisition

Guidance relating to applications for orders granting development consent which include provision authorising the compulsory acquisition of land.

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Planning Act 2008: Guidance related to procedures for compulsory acquisition

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The guidance aims to help promoters and the Infrastructure Planning Commision (IPC) understand the powers contained in the Planning Act 2008 and advise on the application on the correct procedures and statutory or administrative requirements, to help ensure that the process of dealing with such orders is as fair, straightforward and accurate for all parties as possible.

Published 1 February 2010