North East Fife District Council v Secretary of State for Scotland: 1992

The court was asked as to the standing of the applicants to make their application. Lord President Hope said: ‘But in my opinion the fact that all three appellants were present at, and made representations at the public inquiry is sufficient for them to be persons ‘aggrieved’ . . they were entitled to expect that the Secretary of State, in considering their representations, would act within the powers conferred upon him by the statute and . . they are entitled to appeal against his decision on the ground that he has not done so.’


Lord President Hope


1992 SLT 373

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CitedWalton v The Scottish Ministers SC 17-Oct-2012
The appellant, former chair of a road activist group, challenged certain roads orders saying that the respondent had not carried out the required environmental assessment. His claim was that the road had been adopted without the consultation . .
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Scotland, Planning

Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.470549