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Has Article 8 of the Human Rights Act been used successfully

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Has Article 8 of the Human Rights Act been used successfully to have a planning application rejected due to loss of privacy in neighbouring gardens, bedrooms, dining areas?
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Property Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 3 years ago.
Hello,

Yes, it has been used where the proposed construction will infringe the neighbour's rights, see here for some cases:

http://www.planningsanity.co.uk/forums/hr/hrbrief.htm#8

and you will see some cases here:

http://www.hyndburnbc.gov.uk/downloads/3._Planning_Applications_for_Determination_14-05-2014.pdf
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