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Long awaited reform of Telecoms Code rushed into Infrastructure Bill

The Law Commission’s report on reform of the Electronic Communications Code was published in February 2013, following a consultation that ended in October 2012.  Although the government announced last December that it would bring forward reforms to the Electronic Communications Code, it has come as a surprise to many that a new Code has been inserted into the

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Avoiding trespass: Queen’s Speech supports oil and gas exploration

Yesterday, in the Queen’s Speech, the Government confirmed plans to support the unconventional gas and oil industry by facilitating horizontal drilling without landowner consent. Implementing these plans could enable this industry to bring forward their activities (and the implementation of the controversial “fracking” technique) more quickly but industry supporters may say there is more to