The case of Isaaks v Charlton Homes Ltd concerned a lease which incorrectly recorded the demise as a “third floor flat”. In fact, the property was a second floor flat....12 May 2016
Planning a Planning Judicial Review? Better get your skates on!
The time limit for issuing proceedings for judicial review will be reduced from three months to six weeks in cases relating to the grant or refusal of planning permission.
These changes will be controversial. The consultation proposals met with significant opposition, including from those who argued that the timetable for judicial review cases is already tighter than for other types of litigation. However, many will be relieved that the Government is finally taking action. The Government expects to bring forward these changes “as soon as possible.” In addition, there may be scope for further reform to streamline the judicial review process for “crucial infrastructure and housing projects”. Any measures in this respect are likely to be published by summer 2013.