Lavender & Son v Minister of Housing [1970]

Facts

  • Lavender applied for a permit to extract gravel from some agricultural land
  • The application was rejected

Issue

  • Could the Housing Minister lawfully consult the Minister of Agriculture when such an application concerned agricultural land

Decision

  • Yes, claim failed

Reasoning

  • Not delegated decision, just asked for advice, which is fine
RELATED CASE  Cheney v Conn [1968]

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