Local Authority in UK Law

  • Porter v Magill
    • House of Lords
    • 13 Dec 2001
    ......He was appointed by the Audit Commission under section 13 of the Local Government Finance Act 1982 to audit the accounts of Westminster City ... at the Housing Committee on 1 April 1987 in order to obtain authority for officers to provide a report on how to increase designated sales to at ......
  • M and Another v London Borough of Newham and Others; X and Others v Bedfordshire County Council
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Jun 1995
    ......1004, 1030 : "but there is very good authority for the proposition that if a person performs a statutory duty carelessly ... case and the Bromley case) the plaintiffs allege that the local authorities failed to carry out duties imposed upon them as education ......
  • South Bucks District Council v Secretary of State for Transport, Local Government and the Regions and another
    • House of Lords
    • 01 Jul 2004
    ...... Ltd [1991] 1 WLR 153 ("Save") concerning the Secretary of State's grant of planning permission on appeal from the local planning authority's refusal of permission, and Bolton Metropolitan District Council v Secretary of State for the Environment (1995) 71 P & CR 309 ("Bolton") ......
  • Tesco Stores Ltd v Secretary of State for the Environment and Others
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Oct 1995
    ...... . Three companies applied to the local planning authority for planning permission to build a retail food ......
  • Padfield v Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 Jul 1966
    ......I do not find it necessary to refer to any other authority than that of Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd. V. Wednesbury ......
  • Lloyd (A.P.) and Others (A.P.) v McMahon
    • House of Lords
    • 12 Mar 1987
    ...... interests, as well as those of individual members, employees and the local community, that a rate should be made at a very early date. On 7 May 1985 ... was at the time of his conduct in question, a member of a local authority, order him to be disqualified for being a member of a local authority for ......
  • Stovin and Another v Norfolk County Council
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Jul 1996
    ...... of public and private law obligations: the liability of a public authority in tort for failure to exercise a statutory power. When may a public ...285; Justice David Malcolm, "The Liability and Responsibility of Local Government Authorities: Trends and Tendencies" Austr B.R. 209; Hon. John ......
  • Bank Mellat v HM Treasury (No 2)
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 Jun 2013
    ...... for the Wandsworth District (1863) 14 CB (NS) 180 , the Defendant local authority exercised without warning a statutory power to demolish any ......
  • Tesco Stores Ltd v Dundee City Council
    • Supreme Court (Scotland)
    • 21 Mar 2012
    ...... "In dealing with [an application for planning permission] the authority shall have regard to the provisions of the development plan, so far as ... as including the approved structure plan and the adopted or approved local plan. The relevant structure plan in the present case is the Dundee and ......
  • Wandsworth London Borough Council v Winder
    • House of Lords
    • 29 Nov 1984
    ...... under a contract have been infringed by a decision of a public authority, to challenge the decision in defence to an action at the instance of the ... general management, regulation and control of houses provided by a local authority under this Part of this Act shall be vested in and exercised by ......
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