A trustee under a will where there was a life interest had the ability to assert a lien over the estate in respect of potential liability which might be incurred because of the necessity of complying with any order for the clean-up of land forming part of the estate, even though the part of the Act which might operate was not yet in force.
Environmental Protection Act 1990 Part II
England and Wales
Trusts, Wills and Probate, Environment
Updated: 27 January 2022; Ref: scu.90642