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compulsory purchase

the process by which land is legally acquired for public use, irrespective of the wishes of the owners. There are two procedures under which this may be achieved: the first involves the service of a notice to treat (compensation is determined on the basis of the market value of the land at the date of the notice) or through a general vesting declaration by the acquiring authority, as a result of which the land vests in the authority from the date of the declaration.
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The enforcement team currently have around 2,000 live cases to work through, and have sought compulsory purchase orders on some 24.
"This was why it was confirmed during the consultation events and on a number of other occasions that there were no plans for compulsory purchase of properties, because this was the case at the time.
He said: "This issue is well-known to the public, the majority of whom opposed the proposed compulsory purchase order.
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They're taking my livelihood away." It was in June last year when a compulsory purchase order enabling the council to acquire land and buildings in the centre of Blyth was confirmed by Communities Secretary Eric Pickles.
That is why the Country Land and Business Association is calling for reform of the Compulsory Purchase regime to protect us all.
The use of compulsory purchase powers by a planning authority for the benefit of a commercial operator has been an area of some controversy before the courts recently.
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UNTIL RECENTLY, compulsory purchase appeared to be in danger of becoming an area of law and practice of little more than historic interest.
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The council can now issue compulsory purchase orders to acquire the land, although it says it will only do so after all other options have been exhausted.