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The Land Compensation Claims Protocol - Two Year Review

In recent years, the Compulsory Purchase Association’s Land Compensation Claims Protocol (adopted in 2018) was created and published as a benchmark standard for the conduct of land compensation claims by promoters, claimants and their advisors. The protocol is almost 2 years old and the CPA are reviewing its impact and will now look ahead to consider the protocols role and potential changes required to shape and improve the conduct of compensation cases. This module will discuss the use of CPO powers remaining a key tool in assembling land for property development, regeneration and renewal; for schemes large and small. 

Module Duration: 1 hour 22 minutes

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Areas covered

How Did We Get To Here? - An Introduction from the Chair

  • Why the need for the protocol? 
  • The Catalysts for change
  • Whose protocol?
  • What weight does it carry?

What Does The Protocol Say: An Overview of the Protocol Provisions

  • Key aims and principles
  • Who has to abide by it?
  • Behaviours expected from promoters and claimant advisors

Consequences For Non-Compliance

  • Consequences for non-compliance and review of Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) decisions

What Next?

  • Assessment of impact of the protocol on conduct of claims
  • What is the level of uptake and usage in the market? A review of survey results
  • Issues that have come to our attention from the survey
  • Looking ahead - what next for the protocol and wider measures to improve conduct of compensation claims

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