Rights to Light and Daylight & Sunlight Amenity are two separate neighbourly matters which require consideration. Daylight & Sunlight Amenity is a Planning matter with the final decision as to what is considered acceptable belonging to Local Authorities. However, a Right to Light is an easement, similar to a Right of Way, where opening such as windows, doors or roof lights, can acquire or be granted rights that are protected by law. If the new structure interferes with the existing properties in the amount of sky visible from a specific point in a room of a residential property, an objection could then be raised through the courts. That could lead to the need of financial compensation being paid or in worst case scenario, an injunction being granted to stop the construction process and / or remove the offending part of the development causing the injury.