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Section 19 certificate applications: application guidance

Guidance for the appropriation or compulsory purchase of certain types of land, must be subject to special parliamentary procedure.

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Guidance for local authorities proposing to appropriate land forming part of a common or town or village green under Section 229 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990

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Guidance for applicants where land forming part of a common or town or village green is included in a compulsory purchase order

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Section 19 of the acquisition of land Act 1981

Under this section an appropriation or compulsory purchase of certain types of land, including common land or town or village green, must be subject to special parliamentary procedure unless a certificate is obtained from the Secretary of State confirming that suitable exchange land is to be given for the land taken, or that the giving of exchange land is unnecessary.

There is no application form, applications should be made by letter.