The Compulsory Purchase Association
The Compulsory Purchase Association (CPA) is a not for profit member organisation that promotes best and effective practice in the delivery of land for infrastructure, housing and regeneration through the use of compulsory purchase powers. Its members represent both acquiring authorities and claimants affected by compulsory acquisition, and come from a range of professional disciplines involved in the compulsory purchase process, including chartered surveyors, lawyers, barristers, forensic accountants, planners and land referencers. In that sense, it truly reflects the profession.
The CPA is a non-partisan organisation and neither supports nor opposes specific public works schemes. Its objective is to work for the public benefit in relation to compulsory purchase and compensation in all its forms. It seeks to promote the highest professional standards amongst practitioners at all levels, and to ensure that the legal framework for compulsory purchase and compensation is clear, fair and effective.
The CPA is active in Scotland and because of the variations in law and practice has its own website. Click here to visit.
Want to become a member?
New members are always welcome from surveyors, solictors, barristers, planners, accountants and others assoicated with the delivery or management of compulsory purchase. If you would like to join, please Click Here.
Affected by a CPO?
If you are effected by a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO), then you can click here and review some of the documents we have prepared to help you decide what to do. The CPA cannot provide professional advice and we cannot enter into any commentary to help you, but our members potentially can help you. The CPA is a member interest organisation and we do not assess our members' expertise, knowledge or experience.