||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 463 (Oct)
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Auld, Clarke and Laws LJJ
||Gregory Jones (instructed by TLT Solicitors, Bristol) for the claimant.
||James Findlay (instructed by Sharpe Pritchard) for the local authority.
||31 October 2002
Local government - Local authority - Powers - Exercise of statutory powers - Land drainage - Rights of entry on land - Right of entry to construct new drainage channel - Statutory construction - Human rights - ss 14, 64 - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6 - First Protocol to the Convention, art 1.
On its true construction, s64 of the conferred an independent right of entry on persons authorised by a local authority to enter land for the purpose of exercising any of the authority's functions under the 1991 Act, including the construction of new drainage works.
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