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Court clarifies meaning of ‘curtilage’ for purpose of commons de-registration application (Hampshire CC v SoS)

Published on: 24 April 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court clarifies meaning of ‘curtilage’ for purpose of commons de-registration application (Hampshire CC v SoS)
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Planning analysis: In Hampshire CC v SoS, the Planning Court quashed the decision of the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (SoS) to de-register that part of Yateley Common which comprises Blackbushe Airport. It found that the inspector had erred in its conclusions that the 46.5 hectares of airport operational land including the runway and taxiways comprised curtilage to the terminal building. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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