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Does a party to a section 278 agreement under the Highways Act 1980 need to have an interest in land?In answering this Q&A, we have considered whether...
Produced in partnership with Rosalind Andrews of Harrison Clark Rickerbys 15th Aug
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Can a traffic regulation order be applied to a private road?The traffic authority for a road outside of Greater London may make a traffic regulation...
Produced in partnership with Adam Heppinstall of Henderson Chambers 15th Aug
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What is retained EU law?Retained EU law is a legal concept describing EU-derived legislation, rights and principles the UK plans to preserve in UK law...
Produced in partnership with Mathias Cheung of Atkin Chambers 12th Aug
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In the context of Brexit, what is meant by the ‘transition or implementation period’?The term ‘transition or implementation period’ is used in the...
12th Aug
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Are there statutory rules or guidance on who must be notified of a planning application going to committee?There are no statutory rules or guidance...
Produced in partnership with Emily Knowles of Sharpe Pritchard 12th Aug
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What legislation protects priority habitats? What powers does Natural England have over priority habitat which has not been designated a site of...
Produced in partnership with Hannah Payne of Browne Jacobson 11th Aug
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To what extent is waste collection a material consideration in determining a planning application and is there a planning mechanism by which a Council...
11th Aug
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What permits and consents are required to put an existing gas holder back in use?This Q&A refers to a large above ground container in which gas is...
11th Aug
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What is the key legislation concerning protection of nesting birds and their hibernation?Certain species of animals (including wild birds) are...
11th Aug
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Who can bring a prosecution for breaches of the Conservation of Habitats and Species Regulations 2017, SI 2017/1012?The Conservation of Habitats and...
Produced in partnership with Peter Ware of Browne Jacobson 11th Aug
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What is the time limit to bring a prosecution in respect of non-compliance with an improvement notice under section 30 of the Housing Act 2004 and...
11th Aug
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What is a section 104 agreement?A section 104 agreement usually refers to an agreement made pursuant to section 104 of the Water Industry Act 1991...
11th Aug

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