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On 1st February 2019, the Court of Appeal handed judgment down in Croke v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2019] EWCA Civ 54.

Linbdlom LJ, with whom Irwin LJ and Baker LJ agreed, explained the correct approach to the time limit for bringing statutory planning challenges, and the limited circumstances in which the limit may be extended.

Zack Simons acted for the successful Secretary of State.

Alistair Mills appeared for the Secretary of State at the permission to appeal hearing, and contributed to the skeleton argument for the Court of Appeal.

The judgment is available here.

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