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Canal & River Trust’s mooring guidance endorsed by the High Court

The Canal & River Trust welcomes the Judgment of Mrs Justice Cox DBE, issued in the High Court on 16 November 2012, which has fully endorsed the Trust’s 2011 Guidance For Boaters Without A Home Mooring as a correct interpretation of the law.

In her . . . → Read More: Canal & River Trust’s mooring guidance endorsed by the High Court

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Live-aboard Boaters Challenge Judicial Review

Itinerant live-aboard boaters are carrying on their legal challenge of the Canal & River Trust’s unlawful harassment of boat dwellers without home moorings.

Following refusal of permission to bring a Judicial Review of the Guidance for Boaters Without a Home Mooring live-aboard boater Nick Brown confirmed that he is to appeal.

“The judgement contains at . . . → Read More: Live-aboard Boaters Challenge Judicial Review

Anti-social behaviour | Canal & River Trust | Licensing | Liveaboards | Mooring Strategies | Waterway Communities | Waterway News | Waterway Politics

CRT give Green Light for Mooring Rules

25 October 2012

At meetings in September, the Canal & River Trust’s governing Council and Trustees agreed its interpretation of the law relating to continuous cruising. They also gave backing to a number of new initiatives designed to address misuse of the licensing and mooring rules, including specific proposals for two . . . → Read More: CRT give Green Light for Mooring Rules

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RBOA Produces a Paper on Continuous Cruising

The Residential Boat Owners Association has produced a paper on continuous cruising, covering the current debate on overstaying.

The paper also discusses a wider view of the issues including various mooring options and also substantiates the position of those who undertake continuous cruising legally and responsibly.

. . . → Read More: RBOA Produces a Paper on Continuous Cruising

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BW v Moore - The Judgement

http://waterwaywatch.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/06/Permissiondecision9May2012.pdf

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Statement: Nick Brown v British Waterways Board

24 May 2012

British Waterways welcomes the Order of The Honourable Mr Justice Eder in the High Court of Justice dated 9 May 2012 in refusing permission for a Judicial Review of BW’s guidance for boaters without a home mooring.

As well as noting that the application from Nick Brown of the National Bargee Travellers . . . → Read More: Statement: Nick Brown v British Waterways Board

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Statement: Nigel Moore v British Waterways

7 March 2012

British Waterways welcomes the Judgment of The Honourable Mr Justice Hildyard in the High Court of Justice on 16 February 2012 in which he declared that the vessel ‘Gilgie’, owned by Nigel Moore, was unlawfully moored.

Mr Justice Hildyard conducted what was, in the eyes of one legal commentator, a “massively detailed . . . → Read More: Statement: Nigel Moore v British Waterways

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Oxford Clampdown on Illegal Mooring - Boaters Form New Group

Oxford City Council has joined forces with the Environment Agency and British Waterways to tackle illegally moored boats on the Thames and the Oxford canal.

The move has prompted the formation of a new boaters’ group amid fears that a strict clampdown will force boats out of the city.

Boaters met at the town . . . → Read More: Oxford Clampdown on Illegal Mooring – Boaters Form New Group

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More powers for communities to allow live-aboard boats

Published 27 August 2011

Minister Grant Shapps of the Department of Communities & Local Government said that more people than ever are choosing to make a boat their home and that boats with residential moorings could be an example of how unconventional housing can allow people to live in areas of the country where . . . → Read More: Government – more powers for communities to allow liveaboard boats on waterways

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Canal dwellers fear new cruise controls | Society | The Guardian

Canal dwellers fear new cruise controls

The body running the canal network, British Waterways, is set to become a charity. But, asks Andrew Mourant, what impact will this have on boatowners living on the canals?

via Canal dwellers fear new cruise controls | Society | The Guardian.

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