CPO Compensation: “The Times They Are a-Changin’”?

    View Author April 2018

    On 6 April 2018, further changes to the law that governs compulsory purchase and compensation will come into effect.

    These include two direct changes affecting CPO compensation:

    • Advance payments – Significant amendment to the rules governing advance payments of compensation.
    • Compensation after withdrawal of notice to treat – Introduction of a new right for successors in title to the original recipient of a notice to treat to receive compensation for loss or expenses caused by the giving and withdrawal of a notice to treat.