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Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 3 Dec 2013

Second Division – Inner House -The petitioners challenged the grant of permission under the 1989 Act for a windfarm on Shetland. Lord Carloway [2013] ScotCS CSIH – 116 Bailii Electricity Act 1989 36, Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000 Scotland Citing: At Outer House – Sustainable Shetland, Re Judicial Review SCS 24-Sep-2013 Outer … Continue reading Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 3 Dec 2013

Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 17 Oct 2013

Outer House – Court of Session – This petition for judicial review challenged the decisions of the Scottish Ministers (a) not to hold a public inquiry, and (b) to grant consent under section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 for the construction and operation of a deployment centre for testing eleven offshore wind turbines, with … Continue reading Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 17 Oct 2013

Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers and Another (Scotland): SC 9 Feb 2015

Wind Farm Permission Took Proper Account Sustainable Shetland challenged the grant of permission for a wind farm saying that the respondents had failed properly to take account of their obligations under the Birds Directive, in respect of the whimbrel, a protected migratory bird. Held: The appeal failed. It was clear that the Ministers had properly … Continue reading Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers and Another (Scotland): SC 9 Feb 2015

Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers (Scotland): SC 16 Dec 2015

The appellant challenged the grant of permission to the erection of wind turbines within sight of its golf course. Held: The appeal failed. The challenge under section 36 was supported neither by the language or structure of the 1989 Act, and ‘ The flexibility conferred on the Scottish Ministers in each of those conditions to … Continue reading Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers (Scotland): SC 16 Dec 2015

Regina (Nadarajah) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Abdi v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 22 Nov 2005

The asylum applicant challenged a certificate given by the respondent that the claim for asylum was manifestly ill-founded. The respondent had made a mistake in applying the appropriate policy, but had sought to correct the error. The claimants asserted that a legitimate expectation had been created. Held: The abiding principle which underpins the legitimate expectation … Continue reading Regina (Nadarajah) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; Abdi v Secretary of State for the Home Department: CA 22 Nov 2005

The John Muir Trust, Re Judicial Review: SCS 4 Dec 2015

Judicial Review of a Decision of the Scottish Ministers dated 6th June, 2014 to grant consent under Section 36 of the Electricity Act 1989 to Scottish and Southern Energy Renewables for the erection of 67 wind turbines at Stronelairg, Garrogie Estate, Whitebridge, Fort Augustus together with deemed planning permission under Section 57(2) of the Town … Continue reading The John Muir Trust, Re Judicial Review: SCS 4 Dec 2015

Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers: SCS 5 Jun 2015

The petitioner golf course objected to the consent to an offshore windfarm. Lord President [2015] ScotCS CSIH – 46 Bailii Citing: At Outer House – Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another SCS 17-Oct-2013 Outer House – Court of Session – This petition for judicial review challenged the … Continue reading Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers: SCS 5 Jun 2015

Regina v Central Valuation Officer and another ex parte Edison First Power Limited: HL 10 Apr 2003

Powergen sold a property to Edison. Powergen had paid rates under a separate statutory rating regime, and paid an additional thirteen million pounds under an apportionment. Edison later complained that in being rated itself, the authorities had collected rates twice for the same property. It challenged the legality of the order under which the rates … Continue reading Regina v Central Valuation Officer and another ex parte Edison First Power Limited: HL 10 Apr 2003

Trump International Gold Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 11 Feb 2014

Outer House Lord Doherty [2014] ScotCS CSOH – 22, 2014 SLT 406, 2014 GWD 8-154, [2014] CSOH 22 Bailii Citing: At Outer House – Trump International Golf Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another SCS 17-Oct-2013 Outer House – Court of Session – This petition for judicial review challenged the decisions … Continue reading Trump International Gold Club Scotland Ltd and Another v The Scottish Ministers and Another: SCS 11 Feb 2014

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