High Court North-South Interconnector Win

Landowners impacted by the proposed North-South electricity interconnector represented by McIvor Farrell solicitors Belfast today won their case for the planning application for the interconnect to be re-determined.

The landowners took the case against the Department for Infrastructure and the High Court judge agreed that the decision should not have been made in the absence of a minister .

Paul Farrell described the need for a development of such regional significance needed to be signed off by a minister saying that “it is now clear that such an enormous structural undertaking required political oversight, which in this case was completely lacking”

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