An introduction to the Nationally Significant Infrastructure Project regime under the Planning Act 2008

Past event

Tuesday 01 October 2019

Landmark Chambers, 180 Fleet Street, London EC4A 2HG


Date and time

Tuesday 01 October 2019 | 9:00 - 12:45


£50 +VAT Free to attend for local authorities




This seminar is for Planning solicitors, consultants and local authorities. This seminar is aimed at those who do not regularly deal with the 2008 Act but want to know about the regime in order to participate in the DCO process. 8:45 Registration 9:00 Introduction by Chair Neil King QC 9:05 The boundary between the 1990 and 2008 Acts Scott Lyness 9:35 A practical introduction to the 2008 Act process Admas Habteslasie 10:05 The role of LPAs: local impact reports, participation in examinations, etc. Richard Turney 10:35 Refreshments 10:50 The role of statutory bodies/consultees Ben Fullbrook 11:20 Objectors: do and don’ts of objections to DCOs Alex Goodman 11:50 High Court challenges: issues for claimants Tim Buley QC 12:20 Questions and Discussion 12:45 Close

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