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26/06/2020

Legal briefs: Ministry calls for light touch on outdoor stall enforcement; Supreme Court mulls over judgment on climate policy challenge

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 20 June-26 June, 2020

Ministry calls for light touch on outdoor stall enforcement

The Ministry for Housing, Communities and Local Government has written to local authorities urging them not to undertake enforcement action that would result in unnecessary restrictions on outdoor stalls.

Local Government Lawyer

Irish Supreme Court mulls over judgment on climate policy challenge

The Irish Supreme Court is considering its judgment on an important appeal by an environmental group that a government plan to tackle the climate crisis was flawed and inadequate.

Irish Times

Drogheda fast-track development challenge halted

A developer cannot pursue a challenge over An Bord Pleanála’s fast-track approval for 450 new homes in Drogheda after the board accepted that its decision was flawed, the High Court has ruled.

Irish Times

Prosecution over Camden substandard flats 

Two property owners have been found guilty of illegally subdividing a building into seven substandard flats in a prosecution brought by the London Borough of Camden, which first issued a planning enforcement notice about the property in 2010.

Camden Council

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