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Council succeeds in Japanese knotweed prosecution (Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd)

Council succeeds in Japanese knotweed prosecution (Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd)
Published on: 24 January 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Council succeeds in Japanese knotweed prosecution (Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd)
  • What are the practical implications of this decision?
  • What was the background?
  • What did the court decide?

Article summary

Environment analysis: Angus Evers, partner at Shoosmiths LLP, examines a district judge's decision in Bristol City Council v MB Estate Ltd to fine a property company £18,000 for failing to comply with a community protection notice issued by the local authority requiring it to prevent the spread of Japanese knotweed on its property. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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