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Flood Relief

Farmers and others whose land is flooded by pumping operations during a flood can be compensated for any damage caused. The Upper Tribunal in Robert Lindley Ltd v East Riding... Read More

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Dobson & Others v. Thames Water Utilities Limited (TCC)

This was a group litigation of claims by householders for odour and mosquito nuisance from Mogden Sewage Treatment Works. In addition there were claims under Article 8 of the ECHR.... Read More

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R v. (1) W (2) TC (3) PC

In determining whether material was "waste" for the purposes of offences of unauthorised or harmful disposal and deposit of waste under the Environmental Protection Act 1990 s.33, a judge had... Read More

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Sharp v. Elnaugh & Sons Ltd

On the evidence, an employer was not liable for personal injuries sustained by an employee who had fallen some height from a ladder in the course of his work as... Read More

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Balfour Kilpatrick Ltd v Acheson & Ors

Appeal by the employer from a decision of an employment tribunal that the applicants had been dismissed contrary to s.100(1)(c) Employment Rights Act 1996. The respondent employees were employed by... Read More

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Environment Agency v. Davis

There was no connection between byelaw 2(a) and byelaw 26 of the South West Water Drainage Byelaws 1986, which were not ambiguous, and the intention of the provisions requiring prior... Read More

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Richard Griffiths v. Pembrokeshire County Council

A smoke nuisance under s.79(b) Environmental Protection Act 1990, could include the smell of smoke.   Appeal by way of case stated from a decision of a recorder and magistrates,... Read More

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Department of Transport & Ors v Williams & Ors

Appeal by protesters against motorway extension construction against injunctions restraining them from trespass and obstructing the contractors from their work where some protesters had made a peaceful protest but others... Read More

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R v. Ettrick Trout Co Ltd & Anor

A defence attacking a discharge consent order made 13 years previously to a charge of breach of the order amounts to an abuse of process. The order could only be... Read More

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R v. Poole Borough Council Ex Parte. Beebee

Held: dismissing the application, that (1) as the BHS had long been closely involved with the site and the WFN had undertaken to pay R's costs if so ordered, both... Read More

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Dietman v Brent London Borough Council

Appeal by council against wrongful dismissal decision [FN 1]. HELD: On a proper construction of appellant's contract of employment, even if appellant was guilty of gross misconduct, she could not... Read More
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