Infrastructure Security in UK Law

Leading Cases
  • Attorney General v Prince Ernest Augustus of Hanover
    • House of Lords
    • 05 Dic 1956

    So it is that I conceive it to be my right and duty to examine every word of a Statute in its context and I use "context" in its widest sense which I have already indicated as including not only other enacting provisions of the same statute, but its preamble, the existing state of the law, other statutes in pari materia, and the mischief which I can, by those and other legitimate means, discern the statute was intended to remedy.

  • R v Clarke (Terry)
    • Court of Appeal
    • 04 Nov 1996

    It is urged on behalf of the appellant that this is not the case in which this Court should raise the tariff for this type of offence. In those circumstances, despite everything that has been said helpfully on behalf of the appellant by Miss Agnew, we do not think that a sentence of three years was a moment too long in respect of this offence.

  • CTB v News Group Newspapers Ltd and Another
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 23 May 2011

    It is obvious that if the purpose of this injunction were to preserve a secret, it would have failed in its purpose. But in so far as its purpose is to prevent intrusion or harassment, it has not failed. The fact that tens of thousands of people have named the claimant on the internet confirms that the claimant and his family need protection from intrusion into their private and family life.

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