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Contaminated Land: The New Regime

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By: Stephen Tromans and Robert Turrall-Clarke

Sweet and Maxwell

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #106450 | ISBN: 0421661208
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About this book

Provides detailed analysis of and guidance on the new Government provisions for contaminated land. It incorporates the text of the relevant legislation and guidance, along with 18 precedents. Systematically and authoritatively covers key issues such as: The identification of contaminated land, Remediation notices, Liability and enforcement, The impact of contaminated land on property and corporate transactions. UK orientation.

The approach, as you would expect of these authors, is painstaking, detailed and comprehensive... the book's status [is] little short of biblical...Provides a comprehensive guide to the new systemJust when you thought it was impossible to grasp the minutiae of the contaminated land regime and were preparing to hand the task to someone else, out come a book that breaks it down into a logical and readable style.This can only be described as a magisterial work....this work is highly recommended for anyone who needs or wishes to have a detailed understanding of Part IIA. It is the only work available which attempts to deal comprehensively with the many complexities which are capable of arising now that Part IIA has been implemented. Solicitors' Journal.


Contents

.Ambit of the regime. Enforcing authorities. Inspection of land. Identifying land as contaminated. Special site. Relationship with other statutory powers. Remedies notice. Consultation before service of notices. Restrictions on serving remediation notices. Procedure where a remediation notice cannot be served. Action by owners and others to avoid service of notices. Procedure for remediation notices. The "appropriate person". Particular cases. Migration of contamination. Apportionment of liability. Where the local authority itself is an appropriate person. Enforcement. Appeals. Other means of attacking notices. Registers and information handling. Commercial implications

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