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Opposing a CPO

This content applies to England & Wales

This section looks at how to object to a CPO, and the relevant legal procedures.

Introduction to opposing a CPO

Objections to CPOs must be in writing, but there is no specific form. An objection can be written by a landowner or occupier, or by their professional adviser. 

Before acquiring authority's resolution

Procedure before a local authority resolves to make a CPO. 

How objections are dealt with

Different kinds of objections and how they are dealt with by the government minister. 


Procedure for inquiries over objections to CPOs. 

Legal challenges

Procedure for judicial review of CPO decisions. 

Tactics for objectors

Tips for those objecting to CPOs, and the need for legal advice. 

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