Archive for April 24th, 2008

Terror asset-freezing ‘unlawful’ – BBC News

“Rules imposed under UN laws to enable the freezing of terror suspects’ assets are not lawful because they ‘bypassed’ Parliament, the High Court has ruled.”

Full story

BBC News, 24th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Police condemn ‘bad drivers’ site – BBC News

“A website which publishes registration plates of ‘bad drivers’ could lead to vigilantism, police have said.”

Full story

BBC News, 24th April 2008

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Terror prisoner threatens to sue to get deported – The Guardian

“A foreign prisoner convicted of a terrorism offence is threatening to go to court to force the government to deport him from Britain.”

Full story

The Guardian, 24th April 2008

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

BAILII: Recent Decisions

Court of Appeal (Civil Division)

Fowler v Barron [2008] EWCA Civ 377 (23 April 2008)

Enfield Technical Services Ltd. v Payne & Anor [2008] EWCA Civ 393 (22 April 2008)

Foxtons Ltd. v Bicknell & Anor [2008] EWCA Civ 419 (23 April 2008)

Green Lane Products Ltd v PMS International Group Plc & Ors [2008] EWCA Civ 358 (23 April 2008)

Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Burley & Anor [2008] EWCA Civ 376 (23 April 2008)

High Court (Family Division)

Leeds City Council v Mrs YX [2008] EWHC 802 (Fam) (14 March 2008)

High Court (Queen’s Bench Division)

Seray-Wurie v The Charity Commission of England & Wales [2008] EWHC 870 (QB) (23 April 2008)

High Court (Commercial Court)

Temple Legal Protection Ltd v QBE Insurance (Europe) Ltd [2008] EWHC 843 (Comm) (23 April 2008)

Source: www.bailii.org

R (Compton) v Wiltshire Primary Care Trust – WLR Daily

R (Compton) v Wiltshire Primary Care Trust; [2008] WLR (D) 123

“There was no test of exceptionality to be applied before a protective costs order could be made.”

WLR Daily, 23rd 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.

Carver v BAA plc – WLR Daily

Carver v BAA plc [2008] EWCA Civ 412; [2008] WLR (D) 122

Where a claimant had obtained judgment as to liability, and an award in damages of a sum exceeding an earlier payment in, a judge was empowered by CPR r 36.14(1) to adopt a broad approach when considering costs and the question whether the result was ‘more advantageous’ vis à vis a refused payment in, and he was entitled if appropriate to award costs in favour of a losing party or to make no order for costs.”

WLR Daily, 23rd 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.

Recent Statutory Instruments – OPSI

The Zootechnical Standards (Amendment) (Wales) Regulations 2008

The Seed Potatoes (Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The National Savings Bank (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2008

The Common Agricultural Policy Single Payment and Support Schemes (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Bathing Water Regulations 2008

The Control of Major Accident Hazard (Amendment) Regulations 2008

The Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (County of Nottinghamshire) Designation Order 2008

The Civil Enforcement of Parking Contraventions (County of Cheshire) (Borough of Macclesfield) Designation Order 2008

Source: www.opsi.gov.uk


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