Pecuniary Remedies in UK Law
Perestrello e Companhia Limitada v United Paint Company Ltd
Accordingly, if a plaintiff has suffered damage of a kind which is not the necessary and immediate consequence of the wrongful act, he must warn the defendant in the pleadings that the compensation claimed will extend to this damage, thus showing the defendant the case he has to meet and assisting him in computing a payment into court.
IM Properties Plc v Cape & Dalgleish (A Firm)
The outcome was that the only claim which they made and which they were entitled to make in the action was for their unrecovered loss. The question then arose of the award of interest under s.35A of the Supreme Court Act 1981. But it is not necessary to express any view whether the references to payment in that section are to be confined to payments made by the relevant opposite party against whom judgment has been obtained.
Police Complaints and Criminal Prosecutions
The police complaints process is the sole means by which criminal proceedings are initiated against police officers after allegations by members of the public that they were the victim of an offenc...
The Duty of Pre-Contractual Disclosure in English Insurance Law: Past and Future - Does the Law Need to be Changed?
Currently UK insurance law as a whole is subject to reform and change. One particularly interesting change surrounds the duty of pre-contractual disclosure. Royal Assent has been given to the Insur...
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Legal Pluralism, Sharia Courts and Constitutional Issues in Ethiopia
State laws employ different approaches in addressing the effect of pluralistic normative ordering in a multicultural setting. A legal regime may resort to the uniform application of state laws and ...
Landmark Decision In Vidal-Hall v Google Inc
......The implications this will have as to remedies, limitation periods and vicarious liability will be considered as and when ... section 13(2) of the DPA, which limits the right to non-pecuniary damages, on the grounds that this conflicts with the rights granted in ......
UK Residents Can Sue Google Inc In England For Misuse Of Private Information
...... be broader implications from its conclusions, for example as to remedies, limitation and vicarious liability and such points will need to be ... "damage" and found that it does not distinguish between pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage. There was no linguistic reason to interpret the ......
Clyde Procure Alert: Too Good To Be True? 'Free' Contracts And Public Procurement
...... directives, define a public contract as "contracts for pecuniary interest concluded in writing between one or more economic operators and ... amount to an illegal direct award, vulnerable to a range of legal remedies. The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to ......
UK Court of Appeal Establishes Data Protection Rights in Privacy Case
A recent English Court of Appeal judgment could significantly broaden the circumstances in which data protection litigation can be brought – and damages can be awarded – under English law. Backgrou......... of a claim for misuse of private information; whether pecuniary loss is an essential element in order to bring a claim for damages under ... as a tort may have broader implications, such as in relation to remedies (under which damages would no longer be discretionary), limitation periods ......