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Licence fees and the cost of authorisation procedures

Licence fees and the cost of authorisation procedures
Published on: 04 June 2013
Published by: LexisPSL
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Local Government analysis: Philip Kolvin QC, head of licensing at Cornerstone Barristers and counsel for the respondents in Hemming, advises that the case is an object lesson in how local authorities should take a co-operative stance with potential public law claimants from the outset or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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