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Hertfordshire County Council v Veolia Water Central Ltd – WLR Daily

Hertfordshire County Council v Veolia Water Central Ltd [2010] EWHC 278 (QB); [2010] WLR (D) 46

“The effect of regs 3 and 4 of the Street Works (Maintenance) Regulations 1992, when read with s 81 of the New Roads and Street Works Act 1991, was that an highway and street authority could not make a valid charge against a statutory undertaker for emergency works which the authority had carried out to secure apparatus for which the undertaker was responsible unless the undertaker had failed to afford the authority facilities to inspect the apparatus and unless the authority’s belief that the apparatus had not been maintained were informed by a subsidence or disturbance of the road surface.”

WLR Daily, 22nd February 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Toni and Guy (South) Ltd and Another v Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council – Times Law Reports

Toni and Guy (South) Ltd and Another v Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council

Queen’s Bench Division

“Where only part of a building was in such condition as to affect adversely the amenity of the area, the local planning authority had no power to serve a notice requiring the taking of remedial steps on those occupying other parts of the building.”

The Times, 27th March 2009

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.

Firm sued for £6.6m road repair – BBC News

“An engineering firm is being sued over work done on the A5 in north Wales by the Welsh Assembly Government.”

Full story 

BBC News, 22nd January 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Payout over film-maker’s damages – BBC News

“A man has been awarded £79,000 after his home, which he rented out for a film starring Bond actor Daniel Craig, was damaged by a production company.”

Full story

BBC News, 28th October 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk


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