Fracking - Compulsory Purchase Association

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Fracking – reform of Mines (Working Facilities and Support) Act 1966

What is the Problem

At present, securing compulsory rights for fracking would require firstly the Secretary of State prima facie determination of whether there is a reasonable case and secondly for "the Court" (the High Court) for determination whether the power should be granted, together with the determination of compensation


Court's jurisdiction be transferred to the first tier property tribunal or to the Upper Tribunal


Method of change required

Primary Legislation

Call for Evidence Examples


Next Steps/Actions


Convenor and Lead

Richard Guyatt

Working party,
joint authors and Other Contributors


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