Training Event: Monday 27th February 2023 - Scottish Compulsory Purchase Association

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CPA Scotland Training Monday 27th November 2023
CAADs and special assumptions

This event is open to both CPA and Non-CPA members.
Date: Monday 27th November 2023
Location: VIRTUAL
Timings: 4.00pm - 5.30pm
Elaine Farquharson-Black
Karen Hamilton
Dougie Bowers
Rob McIntosh
Pricing: FREE
This is a FREE training event for compulsory purchase practioners in Scotland organised by the CPAS. It is free to attend and is a virtual event. The event will cover Certificates of Appropriate Alternative Development, including practical tips on dealing with CAADs and special assumptions from both the planning authority and landowners' perspectives.

The presentations will be provided by a mix of solicitors and surveyors who are experienced in these matters and will be suitable for those with little CAAD experience as well as experienced practitioners.


  • What is a CAAD?
  • In what circumstances can a CAAD be served; by whom and to whom?
  • What format does a positive or negative CAAD take?
  • What can you do if you do not accept a positive or negative CAAD?
  • Determination of a CAAD, including statutory assumptions.
  • Valuation impacts of a CAAD.
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