Sustainable Shetland v The Scottish Ministers and Viking Energy Partnership for Judicial Review: SCS 9 Jul 2014

Inner House, First Division – Application regarding substantial wind farm on Shetland. The claimants said that the defenders had failed to take proper account of te effect of the proposed development on the whimbrel.

Lord Brodie
[2014] ScotCS CSIH – 60, 2014 SLT 806, 2015 SC 59, 2014 GWD 24-464, 2015 SCLR 131
Electricity Works (Environmental Impact Assessment) (Scotland) Regulations 2000, Electricity Act 1989
At Outer HouseSustainable Shetland, Re Judicial Review SCS 24-Sep-2013
Outer House – The petitioner environmental group objected to the grant under the 1989 Act of permission for the construction for a substantial wind farm in Central Mainland, Shetland. . .
Second DivisionSustainable 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. . .

Cited by:
Inner HouseSustainable 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.
Scotland, Planning, Environment

Updated: 16 December 2021; Ref: scu.534156