Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] 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.

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