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Sykes, Steven and Lynden Nugent v Kingston & St. Andrew Municipal Corporation, Natural Resources Conservation Authority and the Town and Country Planning Authority1

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[2023] JMSC Civ. 122
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Judicial Review - Whether amended fixed date claim filed without leave permissible at trial – Whether building permit granted during COVID-19 considered emergency– Whether grant of conditional planning and environmental permits ultra vires – Whether conditional grant of environmental and planning permits subject to judicial review - Interpretation of section 20 Building Act 2018 - Kingston and St. Andrew Building (Notices and Objections) Regulations 1938 - Town and Country Planning Act 1958 - Natural Resources Conservation Authority Act 1991 - Town and Country Planning (Kingston and St. Andrew and the Pedro Cays) Provisional Development Order 2017


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