Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 94 (Jan)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Turner J

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Philip Coppel (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
  Timothy Leader (instructed by Bernadette MacQueen) for King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council.
Judgment Dates: 17 January 2002

Catchwords

Compulsory purchase - Compulsory purchase order - Land required for planning and public purposes - Claimant's house in dilapidated condition - Secretary of State making compulsory purchase order - Whether compulsory purchase order can be made in respect of property in dilapidated condition - .

The Case

In an appeal against a compulsory purchase order made pursuant to of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, it was held that it was settled law that a compulsory purchase order could be made pursuant to that section in regard of dilapidated properties.

Practice Areas

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