Compulsory Purchase Act 1965
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Compulsory Purchase Act 1965
Compulsory Purchase Act 1965
Act of Parliament
Long titleAn Act to consolidate the Lands Clauses Acts as applied by Part I of Schedule 2 to the Acquisition of Land (Authorisation Procedure) Act 1946, and by certain other enactments, and to repeal certain provisions in the Lands Clauses Acts and related enactments which have ceased to have any effect.
Citation1965 c. 56
Territorial extentEngland and Wales
Royal assent5th August 1965
Commencement1st January 1966
Status: Amended
Text of statute as originally enacted
Text of the Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 as in force today (including any amendments) within the United Kingdom, from

The Compulsory Purchase Act 1965 (c 56) is an Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom, which concerns English land law and compulsory purchase.


The Act sets conditions for a compulsory purchase to be made.

See also



  • K Gray and SF Gray, Land Law (7th edn 2011) Ch 11
  • K Gray and S Gray, 'Private Property and Public Propriety', in J McLean (ed), Property and the Constitution (Hart 1999) 36-7

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