Archive for April 22nd, 2008

Father fined for overfilling bin – BBC News

“A father-of-four has been left with a criminal record for overfilling his wheelie bin by four inches.”

Full story

BBC News, 22nd April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

London Borough of Harrow v Ibrahim & Anor [2008] EWCA Civ 386 (21 April 2008)

High Court (Chancery Division)

Buhler AG v FP Spomax SA [2008] EWHC 823 (Ch) (21 April 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Cotton (t/a Allmat Enterprises) v Rickard Metals Inc [2008] EWHC 824 (QB) (21 April 2008)

High Court (Administrative Court)

Farah, R (on the application of) v General Medical Council [2008] EWHC 731 (Admin) (02 April 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Westacre Investments Inc v The State-Owned Company Yugoimport SDPR [2008] EWHC 801 (Comm) (21 April 2008)

Gallaher International Ltd v TLAIS Enterprises Ltd [2008] EWHC 804 (Comm) (18 April 2008)

High Court (Technology and Construction Court)

Taylor Woodrow Construction v RMD Kwikform Ltd [2008] EWHC 825 (TCC) (17 April 2008)

High Court (Patents Court)

Research In Motion UK Ltd v Visto Corporation [2008] EWHC 819 (Pat) (17 April 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

The Oxford Legal Group Ltd v Sibbasbridge Services Plc and Another – WLR Daily

The Oxford Legal Group Ltd v Sibbasbridge Services Plc and Another [2008] EWCA Civ 387; [2008] WLR (D) 121

“The court would refuse to enforce the right of a director to inspect a company’s accounts pursuant to s 222 of the Companies Act 1985 where the purpose of the proposed inspection was to injure the company or was improper.”

WLR Daily, 21st April 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

JHP Ltd v BBC Worldwide Ltd and another – WLR Daily

JHP Ltd v BBC Worldwide Ltd and another [2008] EWHC 757 (Ch); [2008] WLR (D) 120

“In order to succeed in a claim for copying an original work, the claimant had to establish on the balance of probabilities that the defendant had copied a substantial part of that work.”

WLR Daily, 21st April 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

R (Edwards) v Environment Agency – WLR Daily

R (Edwards) v Environment Agency; [2008] WLR (D) 119

“When copies of draft speeches which the Law Lords proposed to deliver were provided in confidence, prior to the delivery of judgment, to the legal representatives of the parties to an appeal which had been heard, the purpose was to obtain help in correcting misprints, inadvertent errors of fact or ambiguities of expression. It was not intended to enable the case to be reargued, and any attempt to do so amounted to an abuse of the procedure of the House of Lords.”

WLR Daily, 21st April 2008

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

The Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008 and the Asylum and Immigration Tribunal (Fast Track Procedure) (Amendment) Rules 2008 [CP 29/07] – Ministry of Justice

“This report summarises the responses to the consultation, including how the consultation process has influenced the final shape of the rules.”

Response to consultation (PDF)

Ministry of Justice, 21st April 2008

Source: www.justice.gov.uk

Related link: Consultation paper (PDF)

Midlands Co-Operative Society Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners – Times Law Reports

Midlands Co-Operative Society Ltd v Revenue and Customs Commissioners

Court of Appeal

“A taxable person was entitled to assign to another any benefit of repayment he enjoyed from the overpayment of value-added tax.”

The Times, 22nd April 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online fro 21 days from the date of publication.


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