|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 463 (Oct)|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Auld, Clarke and Laws LJJ
|Representation||Gregory Jones (instructed by TLT Solicitors, Bristol) for the claimant.|
|James Findlay (instructed by Sharpe Pritchard) for the local authority.|
|Judgment Dates:||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.