Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 13 (Feb)
Neutral Citation: [2012] EWHC 46 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court (London)

Edwards-Stuart J

Representation Peter Village QC and James Strachan (instructed by Ward Hadaway) for the claimant.
  Nathalie Lieven QC (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
  Mark Lowe QC (instructed by Berwin Leighton Paisner Solicitors) for the interested party.
Judgment Dates: 31 January 2012


Electricity - Overhead lines - Power of undertakers to place lines over land - Consent - Secretary of State granting consent for overhead power lines - Whether Secretary of State erring - Town and Country Planning Act 1990, - Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004, s 38(6).

The Case

Electricity Overhead lines. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the claimant's application for judicial review, held that a decision made by the Secretary of State under s37 of the regarding the installation of overhead electricity lines by the interested party had not been unlawful.

Practice Areas

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