Module 4: Dealing with Challenges and Enforcing Compliance
Inter-Authority Training

This module will look at the various challenges to our decisions including appeals and judicial reviews. We will explore in detail, and share experience of, planning hearings and public inquiries, and understand the role of Inspectors in the decision-making process and the extent of their powers.  This module will also cover the following:

  • the Inspector's powers to vary/amend an Enforcement Notice
  • nullity and invalidity
  • when to apply for costs
  • challenges to validity and Judicial Reviews (JRs)
  • Direct Action to ensure compliance with Enforcement Notices
  • seeking Injunctions to ensure compliance
  • prosecution - range of offences that can be prosecuted
  • the use of PACE interviews etc
  • key elements of a successful prosecution
  • when you should start to think about POCA.

Event Information

Max. Participants 20

£ 575 + VAT (B&B available at £70 plus VAT per night if required)

Scheduled Dates