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Available from 01 September in hard copy and online
Appeals Principles (4th edition)
by William Orbinson
QC - Published by Planning
This detailed and well - researched
publication sets out the principles used by the PAC in deciding
planning appeals in Northern Ireland.
Essential reading for planning, property and legal practitioners
in Northern Ireland. The author examines the principles
behind the decision-making process of the Planning Appeals Commission, fully
updated and rewritten to take account of decisions since the publication of the
last edition in 2008, many of which relate to applications for renewable
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books for practitioners in Northern Ireland
By William Orbinson
Energy Update 2014
Orbinson QC has developed a particular expertise in renewables, providing
renewable energy developers with specialist legal advice and advocacy on all
aspects of their schemes. He has advised clients on such vital issues as
policy compliance, EIA & habitats, cumulative visual impact, active peat
guidance, and judicial review. Planning Online is delighted to offer
William's latest book, Renewable Energy Update 2014, in which
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2013 with particular emphasis on wind farm
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Assessment Update by William Orbinson QC -
Published by Planning Online June 2011.
In this book, William examines and analyses
recent cases and decisions in this increasingly important area of
planning. The book is available from the publishers Planning
by William Orbinson QC - Published by Planning
Online in 2007
In this book, the author examines the PAC's approach to Planning
Enforcement in Northern Ireland. He sets out the various grounds on which
an Enforcement Notice can be quashed with many interesting examples from actual
cases. A useful reference book for legal and planning
Bill Morrison, planning consultant
comments "Every enforcement
official will want to keep a copy of this by the bedside, but the real value in
the book is for practitioners looking to inform clients and mount well-supported
argument at appeal. A better understanding of the PAC approach helps
everyone involved in the process.
The book is available now from Planning Online by mail order.
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