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Paponette and others v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago – WLR Daily

Paponette and others v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [2010] UKPC 32; [2010] WLR (D) 323

“A court could not infer from the bare fact that a public body had acted in breach of a legitimate expectation that it must have done so to further some overriding public interest.”

WLR Daily, 13th 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.

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) – Times Law Reports

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police)

Privy Council

“When allowing an appeal against conviction on the ground of apparent bias in the conduct of the trial, the Court of Appeal could order a retrial if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and it was possible to have a fair retrial before a different tribunal.”

The Times, 11th April 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.

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24 – WLR Daily

Panday v Virgil (Senior Superintendent of Police) [2008] UKPC 24; [2008] WLR (D) 102

The Court of Appeal might order the retrial of a defendant whose conviction was quashed on the grounds of apparent bias if the defendant had been properly charged and brought before the court without any violation of the rule of law and a fair retrial before a different judge was possible.”

WLR Daily, 10th 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.

Sharma and others v. Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago – WLR Daily

Sharma and others v. Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago [2007] UKPC 42 

“The Constitution of Trinidad and Tobago by implication conferred on an elected member of the House of Representatives a right to be paid a salary enforceable from the day after the general election poll if the member present and willing to take the oath was thereafter, for any procedural reason, denied the opportunity to do so.
The Judicial Committee of the Privy Council so held when allowing an appeal by the 18 appellants from the decision of the Court of Appeal of Trinidad and Tobago.” 

WLR Daily, 20th June 2007

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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