Author: Matthew White, Partner and Head of Planning, London
In the September edition of 'Property in Practice', the Law Society's Property magazine, Matthew White, partner and head of planning at HSF, examines the new power to override easements and other rights under section 203 of the Housing and Planning Act 2016, and explains the circumstances in which it might be used by property lawyers and others in the development world. This power has replaced the power under s237 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990, with effect from 13 July 2016.
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This article was first published in the September 2016 edition of 'Property in Practice', the magazine of the Law Society’s Property Section (www.lawsociety.org.uk/property).