Re 6, 8, 10 and 12 Elm Avenue, New Milton; Ex parte New Forest District Council: ChD 1984

Scott J accepted Kirby as authority for the application of section 10 to works on land acquired by agreement. In an application for a declaration that land is not restricted by a covenant, the onus is on the plaintiff to prove that it is not so affected. It is not on the defendant to prove that it is affected.


Scott J


[1984] 1 WLR 1398, [1984] 3 All ER 632


Land Compensation Act 1965 10


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedMoto Hospitality Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport CA 26-Jul-2007
The company sought damages to its business on a motorway service station when works closed an access road.
Held: The Secretary of State’s appeal succeeded. A claim for compensation under section 10 had not been established, at least in respect . .
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Land, Damages

Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.259684