Law reports – Page 5

  • Container ship arriving in port
    Law Report

    Insurance

    2017-06-01T11:38:00Z

    The Supreme Court upheld the original Court of Appeal decision that that a casualty had been caused by an ‘abnormal occurrence’ with the result that no breach of the safe port warranty had occurred.

  • Pile of paper image
    Law Report

    Court proceedings

    2017-05-23T01:51:00Z

    Documents created during criminal investigation not legally privileged.

  • new housing
    Law Report

    Real estate

    2017-05-18T23:24:00Z

    The Supreme Court, in dismissing the appellant’s appeal against a finding that the local authority’s housing duty to her had been discharged, held that the reviewing officer had been entitled to find that there was no medical evidence that a property of its type would have the consequence that the ...

  • Appealcourtcrisis
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    Human rights

    2017-05-16T09:38:00Z

    The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, considered a number of appeals involving individuals with previous criminal convictions/cautions/reprimands, the Metropolitan Police Commissioner, the Chief Constable of Surrey Police and the Secretaries of State for Justice and the Home Department. A number of determinations were made in relation to the statutory scheme ...

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    Town and country planning

    2017-05-15T16:11:00Z

    The Supreme Court, in dismissing appeals brought by two local authorities, ruled on the proper interpretation of para 49 of the National Planning Policy Framework, which provided that housing applications should be considered in the context of the presumption in favour of sustainable development, and that relevant policies for the ...

  • Cinderellause
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    Local government

    2017-05-15T09:47:00Z

    The Court of Appeal, Criminal Division, declared that, in the circumstances, a council had had no power to prosecute three defendants under section 222 of the Local Government Act 1972. Further, as an entirely statutory creation, the council had had no free-standing common law power to prosecute more generally.

  • Damaged car
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    Insurance

    2017-05-03T10:56:00Z

    Motor insurance policy extended to liability for damage to property of third parties as result of fire caused by repair work carried out by policyholder at time when car immobilised

  • The times
    Law Report

    Media

    2017-04-20T10:09:00Z

    Supreme Court dismissed the appellant newspaper publishers’ appeals against costs orders as rule’s application would infringe the respondents’ rights to property and undermine the rule of law.

  • Platt
    Law Report

    Education

    2017-04-11T11:27:00Z

    Supreme Court decides on the correct interpretation of ‘regularly’ and rules the case would be returned to the magistrates with a direction to proceed as if the father’s submission of no case to answer had been rejected.

  • Divorce
    Law Report

    Family

    2017-04-04T09:52:00Z

    The Court of Appeal refused three applications for permission to appeal against a decision to refuse an earlier application to set aside a consent order.

  • Heather ilott
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    Wills and probate

    2017-03-22T14:54:00Z

    The Supreme Court allowed an appeal by the defendant charities and held that a judge’s award to the claimant of a lump sum following the death of her mother, in circumstances where the mother had excluded the claimant in her will and left her estate to various charities, had been ...

  • Katewilliam
    Law Report

    Power to arrest – royal wedding 2011

    2017-02-22T13:35:00Z

    The Supreme Court dismissed an appeal by the claimants, who had all been arrested and held for short periods during the wedding of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge before being released without charge.

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    Law Report

    Human rights

    2017-02-06T14:04:00Z

    Al-Waheed and another v Ministry of Defence: Supreme Court: 17 January 2017 Right to liberty and security – Lawfulness of detention – Claimants being detained in course of British Army operations in Iraq and Afghanistan respectively – Claimants commencing proceedings against Ministry of Defence for breach of right to ...

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    Immigration

    2016-11-29T15:56:00Z

    The Supreme Court gave guidance on appeals relating to deportation of foreign criminals which were based on article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights and held that the policies adopted by the secretary of state and given effect by the Immigration Rules were a relevant and important consideration. ...

  • The Department for work and Pensions
    Law Report

    Equality

    2016-08-19T10:38:00Z

    The Supreme Court refers case of transgender woman refused female state pension to EU court.

  • Supreme Court
    Law Report

    Insurance

    2016-08-11T09:27:00Z

    The full judgment as a claimant is ordered to repay most of his PI settlement.

  • Supreme Court
    Law Report

    Legal aid – residence test

    2016-07-27T14:09:00Z

    The full judgment from the Supreme Court hearing.

  • Menezes
    Law Report

    Human rights

    2016-04-14T09:22:00Z

    The European Court of Human Rights dismissed the applicant’s complaint that the decision not to prosecute any individuals in respect of the shooting of Jean Charles de Menezes by police officers following terror attacks in London was in breach of the procedural aspect of article 2 of the European convention. ...

  • Google maps
    Law Report

    Competition

    2016-03-02T13:32:00Z

    The Chancery Division made preliminary rulings in a case brought by Streetmap against Google Inc, alleging that Google had abused a dominant position in its provision of the Google Maps service.

  • Leveson
    Law Report

    Human rights

    2016-01-26T16:37:00Z

    The Divisional Court refused the claimant’s application for a declaration that the effect of the ‘householder’s defence’ in section 76(5A) of the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008 was incompatible with article 2 of the European Convention on Human Rights.