Powys County Council v Price and another

Local government – Environment. The liabilities transferred to the appellant local authority pursuant to art 4 of the Local Government Re-organisation (Wales) (Property etc) Order 1996 did not include liability as an 'appropriate person' under Part IIA of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 in respect of the actions of its predecessor, in relation to a landfill site at the farm. In so deciding, the Court of Appeal Civil Division allowed an appeal from a decision of the High Court.

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