Refresher on Compulsory Acquisition of Land Statutory Processes


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The power to compulsorily acquire land can present a variety of legal problems. This refresher workshop focuses on the practical issues facing constructing authorities.

Learn from our experienced team about current best practice in exercising compulsory acquisition powers with a focus on current and recurring issues.

Who should attend our Refresher on Compulsory Acquisition of Land Statutory Processes workshop?

Personnel in government departments, government-owned corporations and local councils involved in, or with an interest in, land acquisition issues.

What we'll cover
  • Sources of acquisition power
  • Acquisition for a private infrastructure purpose
  • What is an interest in land?
  • Procedural requirements for notices of intention to resume
  • Objection process
  • Mechanisms for taking land
  • What happens if you no longer require the land?
  • Overview of compensation principles
  • The relevance of natural justice
  • How to minimise the risks of challenge to the process.
What you'll learn
  • What the acquisition process is all about
  • What issues to look for at the beginning of the process
  • How to protect your acquisition process from the threat of litigation.


Further training available in Brisbane:

Event Details
9 September 2019
8.45am for 9.00am - 12.45pm
$687 per person
$618 per person if booking two weeks before the workshop
$584 per person if in a group of three or more 
Clayton Utz Brisbane
Level 28, 71 Eagle Street 
Further information:
Phone 1800 882 110

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What our clients say about our Refresher on Compulsory Acquisition of Land Statutory Processes workshop

"Quality, in-depth and relevant content delivered."

The use of real life examples to illustrate theory was excellent!"

"The course was very relevant to those of us dealing with statutory processes in our work activities. I would definitely recommend this course to my colleagues."

Support when you need it the most

As a participant of our program you'll have comfort in knowing that you can depend on us for ongoing support. Whether it be two weeks or two years after the workshop, you can call us at any time for a short, no-cost consultation.