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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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Produced in partnership with Laura Bolado 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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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Produced in partnership with Morayo Fagborun Bennett of Hardwicke Chambers 12th Jan
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov
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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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9th Nov

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IntroductionThere are two systems of drainage in relation to development:•foul water, and•surface waterEach of these has above-ground and underground...
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8th Apr
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IntroductionThe adoption of sewers is the process by which sewers are vested in the sewerage undertaker or appointed sewerage company and subsequently...
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Produced in partnership with Celina Colquhoun of 39 Essex Chambers 8th Apr
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DrainsA ‘drain’ means a drain used for the drainage of one building or of any buildings or yards appurtenant to buildings within the same curtilage.A...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 9th Mar
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A sewerage undertaker has a general duty under section 94(1) of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991) to ensure that the area for which it is...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 9th Mar
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Coronavirus (COVID-19): To help businesses cope with the disruption caused by Coronavirus, COVID-19, the Environment Agency (EA) has published a...
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9th Mar
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Undertakers’ powers to lay pipesThe powers of a sewerage undertaker to lay sewers, lateral drains and disposal mains are found in ss 158 and 159 of...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 9th Mar
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The developer of a housing estate or other facility will need to lay sewers and drains to deal with domestic sewerage and surface water. Sections 21...
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Produced in partnership with John Bates of Old Square Chambers 9th Mar
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Are private drainage easements extinguished a result of the Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011?Under the Water...
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Produced in partnership with Joanne Hannah of Winkworth Sherwood LLP 22nd Jan
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When the conservatory was constructed is an important consideration. Private sewers and lateral drains that were connected to the public sewer before...
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Produced in partnership with Sarah Fitzpatrick of Norton Rose Fulbright 8th Jan
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Companies in the privatised water industry in England and Wales operate under the provisions of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991) and the Water...
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Produced in partnership with Christopher Snell of New Square Chambers 8th Jan
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In essence, private properties normally drain sewage and other waste water through a private sewer which connects to the public sewer. The relevant...
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Produced in partnership with Helen Galley of XXIV Old Buildings 8th Jan
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A section 104 agreement usually refers to an agreement made pursuant to section 104 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WAI 1991, s104). Under a section...
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6th Dec
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According to Environment Agency guidance on riparian ownership (EA guidance) p 31, a culvert is a covered channel or pipe designed to prevent the...
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29th Nov
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We presume that in the current situation the powers to lay sewers on private land covered by Part VI of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991) and...
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29th Nov
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The Water Industry (Schemes for Adoption of Private Sewers) Regulations 2011, SI 2011/1566 provided that on 1 October 2011, most private sewers and...
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29th Nov
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Agreements under section 185 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991) provide for the alteration or removal of public sewers that are on private land...
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29th Nov

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