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Legal briefs: Ruling rejects Maidstone roads funding challenge; County Sligo wind farm hearing fast-tracked

Words: Roger Milne
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A round-up of legal news: 21 July-27 July, 2018.

Ruling rejects Maidstone roads funding challenge

A High Court judge has rejected a request from Maidstone Borough Council for a judicial review into how Kent County Council released funds for a road project.

Local Government Lawyer

County Sligo wind farm hearing fast-tracked

A wind farm company hoping to build project in County Sligo has sought a fast-track court hearing in a bid to ensure that it can connect to the national grid.

Irish Times

Challenge over Cork incinerator consent accepted

Campaigners against a proposed €160 million incinerator at Cork harbour have been granted permission by the High Court to mount a legal challenge to the consent for the project given by An Bord Pleanála. 

Irish Times

Appeals performance review published

The Planning and Environmental Appeals Division’s latest annual review of its performance has just been published by the government.

Scottish Government