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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The Quarry Conundrum

This matter concerns section 261A of the Planning and Development Act. As the construction of many Irish quarries commenced prior to 1964, these would consequently have been exempt from having had to obtain planning permission, as was the case with all such developments. However, in order to comply with current-day EU legislation, all quarries now [...]

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