Environment cases tracker 2016 [Archived]
Environment cases tracker 2016 [Archived]

The following Environment practice note provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • Environment cases tracker 2016 [Archived]
  • Upper Tribunal
  • High Court
  • Court of Appeal
  • UK Supreme Court
  • Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU)

ARCHIVED: This Environment cases tracker has been archived and is not maintained.

This Environment cases tracker tool displays key decisions and appeal updates of interest to Environment lawyers from 1 January 2016.

For information about judgments published in 2017, see: Environment cases tracker 2017 [Archived].

The tracker is divided into:

  1. the Upper Tribunal

  2. the High Court of England and Wales

  3. the Court of Appeal

  4. the UK Supreme Court

  5. the Court of Justice of the European Union

Judgments and appeal updates can be found in the court where the most recent judgment was handed down. Cases are displayed in reverse chronological order with the most recent first.

Upper Tribunal

CaseJudgment dateTopicsKey facts/analysis
R (on the application of The Durham Company Ltd (trading as Max Recycle)) v Revenue and Customs Commissioners and another
[2016] UKUT 417 (TCC)
19 September 2016
  1. Waste

The Upper Tribunal (Tax and Chancery Chamber) (the tribunal) determined a preliminary issue regarding the taxpayer company's application for judicial review against the defendants, the Revenue and Customs Commissioners and the Treasury, concerning the lawfulness of VAT treatment, namely VAT exemption, being afforded to local authorities carrying out certain trade waste and disposal services. The tribunal held that, where a local authority was making supplies of trade waste collection services to business customers in its area and did so in the performance of its duties

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