The Planning Series: Compulsory Purchase Orders

Published 25/05/2022   |   Reading Time minutes

Compulsory Purchase Orders (CPOs) allow certain bodies to buy land or property without the consent of the owner. This briefing provides a background to CPOs, the powers that can be used to implement a CPO and which authorities can do so. It also describes the objection process, compensation and devolution of CPOs.

The Planning Series: 15 – Compulsory Purchase Orders 

Article by Francesca Howorth, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament