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In summary, criminal liability is strict for breach of a tree preservation order (TPO), but this does not pass to successors. However, be careful to check the details.
The protected trees are not evident on the property. It is first worth checking with the local planning authority’s (LPA) tree officer that the TPO was correct, and that the trees were indeed on this property. Just looking at the layout of the garden might reveal whether two substantial trees had, in the recent past, been removed.
It is a criminal offence to cut down a protected tree without consent from the local authority. Perhaps, the predecessor in this case obtained consent?
However, the Practice Note: Works to trees, tree preservation orders and trees in conservation areas explains tha
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to intercreditor agreements and their key provisions. This Practice Note:•explains the purpose of having an intercreditor agreement and when an intercreditor agreement would be used instead of a deed of priority or subordination deed•provides links to
Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading advertising have to rely on a combination of different intellectual property rights. These rights include the common law right to
Millett LJ subdivided types of constructive trust into two categories, distinguishing between:•the constructive trust proper, where equity intervenes to prevent the legal owner from unconscionably denying the beneficial interest of another (known as the institutional constructive trust)•the
Company directors are not, by virtue only of their office as director, automatically entitled under company law to remuneration for services as a director or to reimbursement of expenses incurred in rendering such services. Power to pay directors remuneration for their services will need to be
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