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Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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When a public body receives a claim form for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether the claim has been brought in time. For further...
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General rule on costs in judicial reviewThe general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the...
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Control of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is required for ‘the carrying...
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TrespassTrespass is the unlawful presence of a person on land in the possession of another. The ownership of land includes the airspace above it....
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This Practice Note provides an introduction to retained EU law, which is an entirely new legal concept introduced to UK domestic law in preparation...
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Why is it important to establish the planning unit?Planning permission is required where there has been a material change of use (see Practice Note:...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by measures concerning process and...
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Meaning of ‘highway’In the broadest sense, a highway is a way (ie a defined route, such as a road, bridleway or footpath) over which the public have...
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus...
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Brexit: This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. As of 31 January 2020 (exit day), the UK is no...
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Policy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published on 27 March 2012, taking immediate effect. It...
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What is a Local Development Order (LDO)?An LDO is a local development order, made at local authority level by a local planning authority (LPA). Once...
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What is a purchase notice?The purchase notice procedure provides landowners with a means of having land acquired by a local planning authority (LPA)...
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IntroductionWhere EU law requires an environmental impact assessment (EIA) of a proposed development project to be undertaken, that assessment will...
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Produced in partnership with Heather Sargent of Landmark Chambers 15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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15th Jan
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The EU Habitats Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) (EU Habitats Directive), as it continues to have effect in the EU aims to promote the...
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15th Jan
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IntroductionThe Habitats Regulations Assessment (HRA) requirements require the assessment of 'plans or projects' that may have a 'likely significant...
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15th Jan
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The EU Birds Directive—summaryEU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds (OJ L 20, 26.1.2010) (the EU Birds Directive) (as it...
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15th Jan
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What is a Site of Special Scientific Interest?Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSIs) give legal protection to the best sites for wildlife and...
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LegislationEU Council Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora (EU Habitats...
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15th Jan
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UK implementationEU Council Directive 92/43/EEC (OJ L 206, 22.7.1992) on the conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora (the EU...
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15th Jan
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TitleCouncil Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats and of wild fauna and flora of 21 May 1992 (Habitats Directive)Entry into...
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15th Jan
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Brexit impact11 pm (GMT) on 31 December 2020 marks the end of the Brexit transition/implementation period entered into following the UK’s withdrawal...
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UK Biodiversity Action Plan The first UK Biodiversity Action Plan (UK BAP) was drawn up in January 1994. It described the biological resources of the...
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The Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017 (CHSR 2017), SI 2017/1012 creates a series of criminal offences. Generally speaking, the...
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Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 8th Jan
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