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Court takes narrow approach to statutory incompatibility (Lancashire County Council v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)

Published on: 03 May 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Court takes narrow approach to statutory incompatibility (Lancashire County Council v Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
  • What are the practical implications of the judgment?
  • What was the background?
  • The first case
  • The second case
  • What did the Court of Appeal decide?
  • The first case
  • The second case

Article summary

Planning analysis: Hannah Gibbs, barrister of Landmark Chambers, examines the Court of Appeal’s approach in Lancashire County Council v Secretary of State to deciding whether registration of land as a town or village green under the Commons Act 2006 (CoA 2006) would be incompatible with the use of the land under other Acts. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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