Planning judicial and statutory review

Planning judicial and statutory review guidance:

Judicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful claims, which it will only exercise where it is just and appropriate to do...

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This Practice Note considers whether it is possible to recover the costs incurred during an appeal. The costs rules dealing with appeals are set out in CPR 52. CPR 52...

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The two most common methods available to challenge a planning decision are judicial review and statutory review. See Practice Notes: Scope of judicial review in planning...

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General rule on costs The general rule in relation to costs in judicial review, as in other proceedings, is that costs follow the event. However, pre-emptive cost orders...

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A defendant in a judicial review claim will usually be the public authority whose decision, action or omission is being challenged. Any person (other than the claimant...

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A declaratory judgment is a judgment identifying the rights, duties or obligations of one or more parties in a dispute. It is legally binding, but does not order any...

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Disclosure (stating that a document exists or has existed) in judicial review proceedings is expected to be achieved through compliance with the duty of candour rather...

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This Practice Note contains guidance to the provisions contained within CPR 52, CPR PD 52A, CPR PD 52B and CPR PD 52C. It provides general guidance on appeals and covers...

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When will the court allow fresh evidence on an appeal? The appeal court will only allow an appeal where the decision of the lower court was: • wrong, or • unjust because...

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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 guidance, see Practice...

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Key procedural stages in a judicial review claim in the Administrative Court Broadly speaking, and subject to any contrary directions, the key stages in a judicial review...

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Interested parties In the context of judicial review, an interested party is 'any person (other than the claimant and defendant) who is directly affected by the claim'. A...

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When considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to consider whether this would be an appropriate means of addressing the issues...

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This Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction Pre-Action Conduct and Protocols may result in a party being...

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Determining an application for permission to appeal (PTA) Whether the appeal is a first or second appeal, permission to appeal will initially be considered on the papers...

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This Practice Note provides guidance on permission to appeal (PTA) under Part 52 of the CPR. For detailed guidance on how to apply for permission to appeal under Part 52...

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How to apply for permission to appeal This Practice Note considers making an application for permission to appeal. Applicants must first be sure that they wish to apply...

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As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an implementation...

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The Civil Procedure Rules 1998 (CPR), SI 1998/3132, Pt 54 and PD 54A outline the procedure to be followed when making an application for judicial review. The...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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This Practice Note contains guidance to the provisions contained within CPR 52 and CPR PD 52A. These general provisions apply to appeals to the County Court, the High...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For further information on the implications of leaving the EU for planning law and...

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This Practice Note contains guidance to the provisions contained within CPR 52 and CPR PD 52A. These general provisions apply to appeals to the County Court, the High...

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Introduction Planning decisions and actions by local planning authorities (LPAs), the Secretary of State and other public bodies can be challenged in the courts if the...

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Introduction Planning decisions and actions by local planning authorities (LPAs), the Secretary of State and other public bodies can be challenged in the courts if the...

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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 longer an EU Member...

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