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Marshall and others v Deputy Governor of Bermuda and others – WLR Daily

Marshall and others v Deputy Governor of Bermuda and others [2010] UKPC 9; [2010] WLR (D) 133

“Although, in public law proceedings, a public authority had a duty to furnish the court with information which it alone was in a position to provide and without which it would not be possible for the court to assess the merits of an issue which had been raised, that duty did not transfer to the authority the onus of proving matters which a claimant was under a duty and in a position to prove.”

WLR Daily, 24th May 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.

Official Receiver v McKay – WLR Daily

Official Receiver v McKay [2009] EWCA Civ 467; [2009] WLR (D) 191

“Where the only proven debt against a bankrupt’s estate had been withdrawn by the creditor for whatever reason, the court was empowered under s 282(1)(b) of the Insolvency Act 1986 to annul the bankruptcy order on the footing that the proven debt no longer existed at the time the annulment order was made, without investigating whether the proven debt had been fully paid or expunged.”

WLR Daily, 17th June 2009

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.

Grayson v United Kingdom – Times Law Reports

Grayson v United Kingdom

European Court of Human Rights

“It was not incompatible with the notion of a fair hearing in criminal proceedings for the onus of proof to be placed on the accused to provide a credible account of his financial situation, once it has been proved that he had been involved in extensive and lucrative drug dealing over a period of years.”

The Times, 2nd October 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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


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