The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2015

The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 (Commencement No. 3 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2015 comes into force on 26 October.

Section 91 of the order introduces Schedule 16 of the Act which provides that challenges to a range of planning-related decisions, orders and actions may only be brought with leave of the High Court. Applications for leave must be made within the six-week period following the decision order or action being challenged. Schedule 16 also provides that challenges to the validity of relevant costs orders connected with specific planning decisions, orders and actions can only be brought by way of statutory review.
The amendments made by section 91 and Schedule 16 of the Act only apply to decisions, orders or actions which are confirmed or take effect before 26th October 2015 or to any relevant documents where the date from which they can be challenged is before 26th October 2015.
Author: DCLG
Coming into force: 26/10/15
SI 2015 No. 1778 (C. 108)
This item updates DCP section 5.4 and 6.1

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