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Examining the inadequate maintenance of roads

Published on: 05 August 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Examining the inadequate maintenance of roads
  • Original news
  • What was the background to the case?
  • What were the material considerations for the court in applying HiA 1980 to the facts?
  • How often are such challenges made and how do highway authorities generally deal with them?
  • Are we likely to see more attempts to suggest that the highway authority has breached its duty to maintain?

Article summary

Local Government analysis: Nicholas Hancox, director of Nicholas Hancox Solicitors Ltd, examines King Lifting Ltd v Oxfordshire County Council and explains why this case follows rather standard practice when claimants attempt to challenge highway authorities. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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