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Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004

Section 84: Enforcement in relation to Crown land

113.This section provides that the Crown should remain immune from prosecution for any offence under the planning Acts. Local planning authorities will be able to initiate enforcement action by serving enforcement notices or issuing revocation orders etc, but will not be able to enforce them by entering land, bringing proceedings or making applications to the court without the permission of the appropriate authority.

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