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Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice

Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice
Number of volumes: 9
Series:  Local Government Library
Practice Area:  Planning Law
ISBN:  9780421007406
Subscription Information: 4 releases a year, Non-Subscribable Product
Format:  Looseleaf
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The most comprehensive source of information and guidance on planning law and policy, the Encyclopedia of Planning Law and Practice:
  • Reproduces all relevant domestic legislation, including EU exit legislation
  • Includes all the relevant policy documents for England and Wales, giving you access to the National Planning Policy Framework, Planning Practice Guidance, Planning Policy Wales and other useful national and EU guidance
  • Contains clear and in-depth annotations and commentary which explain each statement of the law and comment on all appropriate judicial decisions
  • Notes amendments to legislation
  • Updated by quarterly looseleaf releases and monthly bulletins to keep you up to date with the latest developments
Coverage in forthcoming releases and monthly bulletins will include:
  • Ongoing coverage of Covid legislation (mostly in the Monthly Bulletins since the changes are mainly of temporary effect)
  • Continuing to monitor developments following the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018, the further changes made by the European Union (Withdrawal Agreement) Act 2020, and the regulations that give effect to the UK’s exit from the EU at the end of the transitional period in December 2020
  • Tracking developments in the Government’s proposals for reform following the Planning White Paper
  • Updates (and commentary following enactment) on the Environment Bill as it affects planning
  • Developments in climate change considerations as they affect planning
  • Updates to and case law on the National Planning Policy Framework 2019
  • Continuing updates to the Planning Practice Guidance and the PINS practice guides
  • Tracking the review of Welsh planning legislation as it develops following the Law Commission’s “Planning Law in Wales Final Report”
  • Ongoing revision of the General Statement to take account of new developments

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  • General Statement
  • Statutes
  • Statutory instruments
  • Circulars
  • National Planning Policy and Guidance
  • Mineral Policy Guidance
  • Wales
  • European legislation
  • Guidance related to European legislation


General Editor
David Elvin QC

Assistant General Editor
Richard Moules

Assistant Editors
Matthew Dale-Harris
Anjoli Foster
Matthew Fraser
Matthew Henderson
Gwion Lewis QC
Alistair Mills
Heather Sargent
Stephen Whale
Luke Wilcox
Yaaser Vanderman
Kimberley Ziya

Consultant Editors
Professor Sir Malcolm Grant CBE
Christopher Lockhart-Mummery QC


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