Cost Protective Orders

Under Section 50B and Section 7 of the Planning and Development Act, provision is made which gives exception to the standard principle that costs follow the event. This is due to the fact that EU directives state that access to justice should be available to all who require it. Consequently, these above sections state that [...]

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Strategic Infrastructure Development

There is an issue with SID (Strategic Infrastructure Development) in that it goes straight to An Bord Pleanala. What this means is that a developer can bring a project to the Bord whilst simultaneously bypassing any consultation with the public. Consequently there arise some difficulties with fast-track development which has been created at the detriment [...]

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Windfarm Developments

The planning and construction of windfarms is happening throughout the country, due to the 2020 target of completely renewable energy sources in Ireland. These developments are heavily supported by foreign investments. However, there remain some issues which are of environmental more so than financial concern. Proposed windfarm locations which have previously received status as SAC [...]

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