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Court supports a landowner's right of entry onto tenanted land There was good news for landowners seeking planning permission for development in the recent Court of Appeal of Rees v Earl of Plymouth. An Agricultural Holdings Act tenant tried to block the landowner from getting planning permission by preventing access to the land for the purposes of a planning survey. The Act allows landlords to serve a Notice to Quit if planning permission has been given for an non-agricultural use. By refusing entry onto...

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