Planning Act 2008 (No.7) Order 2011
- Environment agencies ,
- Construction ,
- Local government
The Planning Act 2008 (Commencement No.7) Order 2011 published 1 October
Planning - England, Wales and Scotland
The Planning Act 2008 (Commencement No.7) Order 2011 brings into force key provisions of the Act, mainly in England and Wales, but also in Scotland, so far as they are not already in force. The provisions cover nationally significant infrastructure projects (s.14); hazardous waste facilities (s.30); and Schedule 6 changes (above).
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
In R. (on the application of Hudson) v Windsor and Maidenhead RBC, the appellant appealed against a decision to uphold the local authority’s grant of planning permission for the construction of a holiday village at the Legoland Windsor Resort.
In R (on the application of National Farmers Union) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary's direction to Natural England concerning badger culling.