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Can a local authority use section 33 of the Local Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1982 to do works on land at any time in the future if it...
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16th Nov
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Highways out of repair—the statutory remedyDuty of the highway authorityA highway is a way which any member of the public has the right to use at all...
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Produced in partnership with Michael Orlik of Lodders Solicitors 16th Nov
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How to draft a local authority threshold document in care proceedingsWhat is the function of a threshold statement in care proceedings?It is for the...
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Produced in partnership with Tim Earl, Solicitor to the Council and Head of Legal Services of Suffolk County Council 16th Nov
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Land transfers for new academy schoolsFORTHCOMING CHANGE: On 22 March 2021, the government published its response to the Law Commission’s report of 14...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher McFarland of Sinclairs Law and Nicholas Hancox of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors 16th Nov
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Intentional homelessnessCoronavirus (COVID-19): The Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government, in collaboration with Public Health England,...
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Produced in partnership with Elizabeth England 16th Nov
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Ofsted's enforcement policyCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the Coronavirus Act 2020 (CA 2020). CA...
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Produced in partnership with Francesca Snape of Stephensons 16th Nov
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Right to acquireWhat is the Right to Acquire?The Right to Acquire (RTA) gives eligible housing association tenants a statutory right to buy the...
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Produced in partnership with Kevin Long of Hackney Community Law Centre 16th Nov
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Care orders and supervision ordersCare ordersWhat is a care order and what is its purpose?A care order is an order granted by the family court which...
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Produced in partnership with Claire Cousin 16th Nov
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Nuisance parking criminal offencesNuisance parkingNuisance parking is criminalised by sections 3 and 4 of the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act...
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Produced in partnership with Jonathan Melnick of London Borough of Lambeth 16th Nov
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Coronavirus (COVID-19)—education trackerThis tracker is focused on education and is intended to be used to track key developments, legislation,...
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16th Nov
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Council taxWhat is Council tax and what is its purpose?The council tax was introduced as the primary source of collecting income from local residents...
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Produced in partnership with Alan Murdie of Council Tax Legal Services 16th Nov
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What powers of dispersal are available to the police and/or a local authority under the Anti-social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014? How are...
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Produced in partnership with Philip Rule of No 5 Chambers 16th Nov
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Introduction to Social housing regulationThere are two separate regimes governing social housing in England and Wales. Each country had its own...
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16th Nov
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Post-19 education for young people with special educational needs and disabilitiesCoronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on...
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Produced in partnership with Hannah Lynch of St Pauls Chambers and Laxmi Patel 16th Nov

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