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Do the Capacity Market Rules permit changes in ownership of a prequalified Capacity Market Unit (CMU) prior to the point a capacity agreement is...
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What controls are there on dumping contaminated dredged materials at sea?The Marine and Coastal Access Act 2009 (MCAA 2009) includes a marine...
11th Aug
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Where a company has applied for a generation licence and after submission of the application (but prior to licence award) the applicant company...
11th Aug
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Does a statutory water undertaker have the power to lay pipe under common land?Pursuant to section 159 of the Water Industry Act 1991 (WIA 1991), a...
11th Aug
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Will an environmental permit be necessary for a septic tank, where the discharge per day exceeds 2 m3 per day?Operators of septic tanks must either...
11th Aug
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Has the Renewables Obligation Order 2015 been amended to bring into effect the proposed changes to the grandfathering policy for projects in England...
11th Aug
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What obligations does an occupier of land have to a neighbour where Japanese knotweed has spread from their land to neighbouring land?An occupier of...
11th Aug
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Will the Sarah bill redress the balance in health and safety culture?The Social Action, Responsibility and Heroism Bill (Sarah bill) was introduced in...
11th Aug
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How easy is it to become a knowing permitter of contaminated land?Liability status of a 'knowing permitter'The term ‘knowingly permitted’ has...
11th Aug
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Do mixed use buildings require separate EPCs for each part of the building?Where the obligation for an EPC is triggered in respect of a mixed use...
11th Aug
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Is loss of amenity claimable under Schedule 20 to the Water Resources Act 1991?Chapter II of Water Resources Act 1991 (WRA 1991) sets out the:•powers...
11th Aug
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Is there a statutory definition of ‘large commercial organisation’ for the purposes of Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, or any...
11th Aug
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In a residential property transaction, what is the liability of the buyer if the seller fails to provide an EPC and no EPC is available through the...
11th Aug
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Is a display energy certificate a good indication of what a Property’s energy performance rating would be?A Display Energy Certificate (DEC) is an...
11th Aug
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Is the local authority—as Lead Local Flood Authority—under an obligation to maintain flood defence structures if carried out on private land?The local...
Produced in partnership with Denis Edwards of Normanton Chambers 11th Aug

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