Archive for the 'mistake' Category

Ministry blunder means freed prisoner faces more jail time – The Guardian

“A prisoner who was mistakenly released on home detention curfew (HDC) and spent four months complying with the electronic tagging order before being returned to prison, has been told he must repeat the sentence in jail.”

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The Guardian, 20th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Bmibaby court defeat gives hope to passengers let down by flight sites – The Guardian

“A woman who was overcharged by £1,300 on bmibaby’s website – when she was booking flights so a friend could visit his terminally ill father – has won a court victory against the budget airline.”

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The Guardian, 5th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Baxter v Mannion – WLR Daily

Baxter v Mannion [2011] EWCA Civ 120; [2011] WLR (D) 54

“Where a registrar of the Land Registry found that a person who had been registered as the proprietor of land as adverse possessor had not in fact been in adverse possession of the land, he could exercise his power under paragraph 5(a) of Schedule 4 to the Land Registration Act 2002 to alter the register for the purpose of correcting a mistake, so as to restore the original proprietor.”

WLR Daily, 23rd February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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

R (Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

R (Child Poverty Action Group) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions 2010 UKSC 54; [2010] WLR (D) 322

 “The only right to recover overpaid social security benefits paid according to an award was that conferred by s 71 of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 which provided an exhaustive scheme for dealing with all overpayments made pursuant to benefit awards and applied only where there had been misrepresentation or non-disclosure. The Secretary of State was not therefore entitled to seek recovery of such overpayments paid in error by way of a restitutionary claim at common law.”

WLR Daily, 9th December 2010

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.

Benefits repayment case upheld by Supreme Court – BBC News

“The government has lost a legal battle to recover millions of pounds in overpaid benefits.”

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BBC News, 8th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Essex Police admit Maria Stubbings murder case mistakes – BBC news

“A police force has admitted making mistakes in a domestic abuse and murder case, ahead of an official report.”

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BBC News, 19th August 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Lockheed Martin Corpn v Willis Group Ltd – WLR Daily

Lockheed Martin Corpn v Willis Group Ltd [2010] EWCA Civ 927; [2010] WLR (D) 225

“Where a party was to be substituted on the grounds of mistake under CPR r 19.5 there was no further formal jurisdictional requirement that the mistake was not misleading to the other party or did not cause reasonable doubt as to the identity of the party intended to be sued.”

WLR Daily, 5th August 2010

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.


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