Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2011] All ER (D) 281 (Mar)
Neutral Citation: [2011] EWHC 629 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (Cardiff)

Beatson J

Representation The claimant appeared in person.
  Gwion Lewis (instructed by Gerrards Solicitors) on behalf of the Welsh Ministers.
  Geoffrey Stephenson (instructed by Bridgend County Borough Council Legal Services) on behalf of the authority.
Judgment Dates: 25 January 2011


Compulsory purchase - Compulsory purchase order - Application to quash order - Local authority authorising compulsory purchase orders - Defendant Ministers issuing notice confirming orders - Claimant seeking judicial review of decision - Whether first defendant acting unlawfully - , 24.

The Case

Compulsory purchase Compulsory purchase order. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the claimant's application for judicial review, held that the first defendant Welsh Ministers' decision to issue a notice confirming compulsory purchase orders made by the second defendant local authority, had not been unlawful. Further, the notice itself had been valid.

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