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A section 52 agreement is a set of planning obligations contained in the Town and Country Planning Act 1971 (TCPA 1971) relating to specific pieces of...
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Produced in partnership with Abbie Pritchard-Hooper of IBLaw 19th May
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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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19th May
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Material change of useControl of developmentPursuant to section 57 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990), planning permission is...
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19th May
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The EU Birds Directive—summaryThe EU Birds Directive—summaryEU Council Directive 2009/147/EC on the conservation of wild birds (OJ L 20, 26.1.2010)...
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19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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19th May
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The existence of a town or village green (TVG) may restrict or even prevent development. It is a criminal offence to disturb or interfere with the use...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 19th May
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Role of material considerations in planning decisionsWhen considering an application for planning permission or permission in principle, section 70(2)...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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19th May
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IntroductionThe purpose of section 215 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 (TCPA 1990) is to give a local planning authority (LPA) power to take...
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19th May
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Presumption in favour of sustainable developmentPolicy contextThe original version of the National Planning Policy Framework (2012 NPPF) was published...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): This Practice Note contains guidance on subjects potentially impacted by the government’s response to the coronavirus outbreak...
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Produced in partnership with Stephen Morgan of Landmark Chambers 19th May
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The Crichel Down Rules (the Rules) require that in certain circumstances, surplus government land that was acquired by, or under a threat of,...
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19th May
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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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19th May
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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...
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19th May

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Permission to appeal—the applicationCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
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28th Jul
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Responding to an appellant's notice—the written statement and respondent's noticeCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set...
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28th Jul
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Starting an appeal—general provisionsCoronavirus (COVID-19): The guidance detailing normal practice set out in this Practice Note may be affected by...
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28th Jul
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The pre-action protocols and when they applyThis Practice Note provides guidance on the interpretation and application of the relevant provisions of...
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22nd Jul
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Non-compliance with pre-action provisionsThis Practice Note considers when non-compliance with a pre-action protocol or the Practice Direction...
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22nd Jul
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Judicial review—time limits and the pre-action protocolWhen considering whether and how to bring a claim for judicial review, the first step is to...
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Produced in partnership with Matthew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 7th Jul
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Judicial review—how to start proceedingsThis Practice Note summarises the procedural stages in a judicial review application and then describes in...
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Produced in partnership with Mathew Purchase of Matrix Chambers and Dr Mirza Ahmad of St Philips Chambers 28th Jun
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An introductory guide to damages in judicial reviewJudicial review is an equitable remedy. The court has discretion to make an award in successful...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 11th Jun
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Costs for judicial review—protective costs orders (PCOs), judicial review costs capping orders (JRCCOs) and intervenersA defendant in a judicial...
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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 8th Jun
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What can a landowner do to challenge an enforcement notice issued in respect of a breach of planning? Can they take the authority to court?Enforcement...
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6th Jun
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Can a planning permission granted some time ago be relied on in the absence of a legal challenge, even though its grant was ultra vires?As a general...
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6th Jun
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What would be the impact on a planning appeal of ongoing judicial review proceedings where those proceedings challenge a Government statement of...
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6th Jun
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Can a decision to validate a planning application which fails to comply with certain local validation requirements be challenged by judicial...
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6th Jun
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Is the six-week period to challenge an inspector's decision on a planning appeal fixed, or is there an ability to apply for leave to challenge out of...
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6th Jun
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The impact of EU law in judicial review [Archived]ARCHIVED: This Practice Note has been archived is not maintained. What is the status of EU law in...
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Produced in partnership with Andrew Eaton of Hogan Lovells and Telha Arshad of Hogan Lovells 6th Jun
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What are the grounds for judicial review?We have focused on judicial review in the High Court in England and Wales. Having conducted a comprehensive...
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5th Jun

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