New practice note for the Land and Environment Court

Mon Aug 02 2010

On 28 July 2010 the chief judge of the Land & Environment Court, the Hon Justice Brian Preston, issued a new practice note for Class 2 Tree Applications, effective the same date. This practice note replaces the previous practice note concerning Class 2 Tree Applications issued by the chief judge on 15 August 2008, which has now been repealed.

The forms for Class 2 applications made pursuant to the Trees (Dispute Between Neighbours) Act 2006 have also been updated. Forms D, E and F have been repealed, and all of the tree forms have been replaced with a new version of Form C, and new supplementary forms - Form G and Form H. These forms can be obtained (in PDF and Word formats) from the Forms and Fees page of the Land and Environment Court web site, or via the following links:

1. Tree dispute application form (Form C) 2. Form G for hedge disputes 3. Form H for trees causing damage or injury�

2 August 2010

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