Last updateTue, 24 Feb 2015 5pm

Jonathan Karas QC finds Assets of Community Value: Law and Practice a useful tool in interpreting the legislation

In the past property rights have been regarded as important. When Parliament reformed them it was believed that it did so with precision and care. These days, things are different. Legislation is now sometimes loosely drafted. The promoters of legislation know this and intend (or hope) that regulators and courts will work things out in practice.


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  • Case(s) Referenced:

    Pepper (Inspector of Taxes) v Hart [1992] UKHL 3

    R (Warden and Fellows of Winchester College & anor) v Hampshire County Council [2007] EWHC 2786 (Admin)