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This two-part CPDcast series is aimed at practitioners interested in learning what the Localism Bill means for Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, Enforcement and Community Infrastructure Levy.

Part 1 will consider the changes to the regime for authorising Nationally Significant Infrastructure Projects, the relevant provisions of the Localism Bill and the changes they introduce, and those aspects that remain unchanged. It will also start to look at the Enforcement regime and the anticipated changes.

Part 2 will continue to discuss the Enforcement regime and what the new provisions will mean for enforcement procedure and discuss some of the issues arising as a result of these changes. Finally it will consider Community Infrastructure Levy.

After completing the course you will:
  • Know what clause 103(4) is designed to cover;
  • Know what clause 104 means for enforcement;
  • Be familiar with the procedure relating to Planning Enforcement Orders (PEO);
  • Know when magistrates can make a PEO;
  • Recognise the potential issues regarding PEOs;
  • Know what the effect will be of PEOs;
  • Know what will happen to the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL);
  • Know what clause 95 will provide regarding the use of CILs.
Complex Difficulty: 4 of 5
Legislative Updates
Sources and References:
  • Localism Bill;
  • Planning Act 2008.

In this two-part CPDcast series Neil Cameron QC from Landmark Chambers discusses the impact of the Localism Bill on Infrastructure Planning, changes to the Enforcement regime and Community Infrastructure Levy.

Podcast added: 27/05/11

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