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  • PI Consulting (Trustee Services) Ltd v The Pensions Regulator & Ors, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, October 21, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3181 (Ch)

    1. This judgment concerns the status of 9 schemes or arrangements which create, or purport to create, pension schemes. The essential question is whether (assuming that the documents which create the schemes or arrangements are not shams) each of the schemes is an ``occupational pension scheme'' within section 1 of the Pension Schemes Act 1993 (``PS...

    ... scheme then it cannot come within the definition of ``personal pension scheme'' in section 1 of ...', means an institution, irrespective of its legal form, operating on a funded basis, established .... 80. I consider that the more natural reading of section 1(1) and 1(2)(a) is that the ...

  • Asset Land Investment plc and another (Appellants) v The Financial Conduct Authority (Respondent)

    ...Authority Legal Department) LORD CARNWATH: (with whom Lord .... The statutory definition . 5. The issue turns on the interpretation and ... purpose or effect of which is to enable persons taking part in the arrangements (whether by ...Such activities fall naturally within the ambit of management of land. The ...

  • Taberna Europe CDO II Plc v Selskabet AF1.September 2008 In Bankruptcy, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 30, 2015, [2015] EWHC 871 (Comm)

    1. In these proceedings, the claimant (``Taberna'') claims substantial damages in respect of one or more alleged misrepresentations made by or on behalf of the defendant (``Roskilde'') which, it is said, induced Taberna into entering into a secondary market purchase of certain subordinated notes originally issued by Roskilde. 2. At the outset, it

    ... 2009, there was published a ``Summary Of Legal Inquiry Into Certain Matters At Roskilde Bank'' ... waste of time, money and resources - both natural and human and, in my view, it is a practice which ... no universal internationally accepted definition or meaning of the term. Various possible meanings ... reproduced or redistributed to any other person without permission. This presentation is only ...

  • Miranda v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, February 19, 2014, [2014] EWHC 255 (Admin)

    1. This case arises from the detention of the claimant by officers of the Metropolitan Police at Heathrow Airport on 18 August 2013, purportedly under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000. He was questioned and items in his possession, notably encrypted storage devices, were taken from him. He says that all this was done without...

    ... Watson (instructed by The Directorate of Legal Services) for the 2nd Defendant The Commissioner ... Terrorism Act 2000 to stop and question a person at a port or border area for the purpose of ... This therefore falls within the definition of terrorism and as such we request that the ... the 2000 Act is, at least if read in its natural sense, very far reaching indeed.. [38].. For the ...

  • The Good Law Project, R (On the Application Of) v Electoral Commission & Ors, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, September 14, 2018, [2018] EWHC 2414 (Admin)

    1. The issue in this case is whether the Electoral Commission (the statutory body responsible for overseeing elections and referendums in the UK) has correctly interpreted the law which limited spending by participants in connection with the referendum held in June 2016 on whether or not the UK should remain a member of the European Union. More pa...

    ... Rothschild (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Defendant. Timothy Straker QC ... We will set out later the definition of ``referendum expenses'', which is at the ... a body, it had to include the name of the person who would be responsible for compliance on the ... which best reflects their ordinary and natural meaning and accords with the purposes of the ...

  • SB (India) and CB (India) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, May 12, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 451

    1. This case raises the issue whether, in the particular circumstances of this case, the Secretary of State's decision to sanction the removal of a married lesbian couple back to India, was a flagrant violation or complete denial of their rights to family life under article 8(1) of the European Convention of Human Rights (``the Convention''), and,

    ... Mr Andrew Byass (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the Respondent. Hearing date: ... (``FTT'') that the risk to their personal safety if they returned to India would be ... its review verdict violated principles of natural justice and the judges were biased -- and opt for ... Law (Amendment) Act 2013 to the definition of rape in section 375, which was amended to ...

  • Corbett, R (On the Application Of) v Cornwall Council, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 12, 2013, [2013] EWHC 3958 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for judicial review of a decision of Cornwall Council (``the Council'') to grant planning permission to the Interested Party, REG Windpower Ltd. (``the developer'') , for five wind turbine generators with a maximum height of 100 metres, and related infrastructure, at Higher Denzell Farm, St Mawgan in Cornwall. BACKGROUND The Leg...

    ... (instructed by Richard Williams, Head of Legal, Democratic and Procurement Services, Cornwall ... into correspondence with bodies such as Natural England and English Heritage, individuals (or ...First was the absence of a definition of sustainable development in the Draft ... decision-maker is so much a matter of personal preference or inclination in light of the nature ...

  • Cosmetic Warriors Ltd & Anor v Gerrie & Anor, Court of Appeal - Chancery Division, December 18, 2015, [2015] EWHC 3718 (Ch)

    1. This is the trial of a claim brought under CPR Part 8 for the determination of a number of agreed issues concerning the construction of Article 5 of the Articles of Association of the Claimant companies. There is no material difference between the Articles of Association of the two companies, and it is therefore convenient to make reference only...

    ... shall also be entitled to sell to any person or Company of whom or which in its absolute ...The applicable legal principles. 6. These were substantially not in ... to be assessed in the light of (i) the natural and ordinary meaning of the clause, (ii) any ... (namely article 11.14) provided ``a definition of fair value which sets out the basis of the ...

  • Mohammed, R (on the application of) v The Secretary of State for the Home Department, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, December 19, 2014, [2014] EWHC 4317 (Admin)

    1. The Claimant, Shahpoor Mohammed ("the Claimant") is an Afghanistani national, aged 23. By this claim for judicial review, he now seeks a declaration that his detention for 17 days between 24 August 2009 and 10 September 2009 by the Secretary of State for the Home Department ("the Secretary of State") pursuant to the Immigration Act 1971 ("the 1...

    ...`reasonable grounds for suspecting'' that a person is liable to removal? The second ground of ... by consent pending consideration of the legality of removals to Italy in EW v SSHD. Following the ..., Article 2(h) provides the following definition:. . `` ``unaccompanied minor'' means unmarried ... order which was under challenge on natural justice grounds. In holding not, it was ...

  • In the matter of B (a Child) (FC)

    ...Coleman Solicitors) Law, Joint Legal Services for Barnet and Harrow . Councils) . ... Cryan accepted, that, beyond abnormal personality traits and in addition to, and more significantly ... read this subsection together with the definition of "harm" in the preceding subsection, we ... child to be adopted than to live with his natural family (In re S-B (Children) (Care Proceedings: ...

  • The Kyrgyz Republic v Stans Energy Corporation & Anor, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, October 13, 2017, [2017] EWHC 2539 (Comm)

    1. The parties appear before the Court on the hearing of an application on the part of the Kyrgyz Republic (``the Republic'') under section 67 of the Arbitration Act 1996 to challenge the substantive jurisdiction of the arbitral tribunal and to set aside specific paragraphs of an arbitral award dated 25 January 2017 (``the Award''), rendered by Pro...

    ... investors with a fair and equitable legal regime and guaranteeing protection of their ... interpretation of Article 18 and the definition in Article 1(6) as a matter of Kyrgyz law which ...The Minister of Natural Resources was replaced. On 20 September 2010 the ... that often arise if an unqualified person simply looks up words in a foreign language in a ...

  • Al-Saadoon & Ors v Secretary of State for Defence, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, March 17, 2015, [2015] EWHC 715 (Admin)

    1. One of the legacies of the Iraq war is litigation. Many claims have been brought in the courts of this country arising out of the British military involvement in Iraq between 2003 and 2009. Although it is now some six years since British forces completed their withdrawal from Iraq, the litigation is not abating. Most of the claims involve alle...

    ... hearing contained over 300 cases and other legal materials, many of which were cited in the ... is also clearly established that where a person who is within the jurisdiction of a Convention ... A natural place to look for a principle on which ... to whether the fourth element of this definition - that is, placing the person outside the ...

  • Denso Manufacturing UK Ltd v Great Lakes Reinsurance (UK) Plc, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, March 03, 2017, [2017] EWHC 391 (Comm)

    1. In this case the Claimant (`Denso') sues the Defendant (`Great Lakes') as the statutory assignee of Mploy Group Limited (in liquidation) (`Mploy') under section 1 of the Third Parties (Rights Against Insurers) Act 1930 (`the 1930 Act'). It seeks the sum of £319,696.59 plus interest and costs under an After the Event policy of insurance dated 18

    ... of how these principles apply when the person on whom the obligation falls may be unable to ... to Us regular progress reports on the Legal Proceedings and associated costs and when ... approach which Denso advocated as more naturally conforming to the wording, and the fact that I ...75. The definition of Success in the Pursuit Schedule is as ...

  • Euroeco Fuels (Poland) Ltd & Ors v Szczecin And Swinoujscie Seaports Authority SA & Ors, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, May 09, 2018, [2018] EWHC 1081 (QB)

    1. This is an application by the Defendants challenging the Court's jurisdiction to hear and determine these claims for libel and malicious falsehood or arguing that any such jurisdiction as exists should not be exercised or that the present proceedings should be stayed. The origins of the claims are words spoken by the 2nd Defendant at a press con...

    ... that are several hundred per cent above legally permitted (i.e. safe) levels. (2) That in pursuit ...`Subject to this Regulation, persons domiciled in a Member State shall, whatever their ... a concept not capable of very precise definition which reflects that the plaintiff must properly ...Poland is the natural place for such disputes to be litigated. . ii) ...

  • Erlam & Ors v Rahman & Anor, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, April 23, 2015, [2015] EWHC 1215 (QB)

    1 22 May 2014 was Election Day throughout the United Kingdom. There was a nationwide election for members of the European Parliament. Many local authorities had council elections and a few local authorities had mayoral elections. The London Borough of Tower Hamlets had all three. While undoubtedly making practical sense to hold all the relevant ele...

    ... for his pains Punch 29 February 1868 `A Legal Difficulty'. All to no avail. The reason is ... may be questioned on the ground that the person whose election is questioned -. (a) was at the ...55 The locus classicus of the definition is a case arising out of the General Election of ... who were influencing them, and men whose natural instinct would be to obey the orders of their ...

  • Howard, R (on the application of) v The Official Receiver, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, June 28, 2013, [2013] EWHC 1839 (Admin)

    1. This is a claim for judicial review of a decision by the Official Receiver (``the OR'') made on 6 December 2011 to revoke a Debt Relief Order (``DRO'') which had been made in respect of the Claimant on 26 May 2011. The Claimant asserts that she is a person with severe and long-standing health problems which rendered her ``disabled'' for the purp...

    ...The Claimant asserts that she is a person with severe and long-standing health problems .... By a letter dated 6 March 2012, the OR's legal representatives wrote to the Claimant's ... of the OR submitted that a useful definition of what constitutes a ``judicial act'' is to be ... to ``act judicially'' according to natural justice. (B-029). Although the OR's jurisdiction ...

  • R (on the application of Nouazli) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Respondent)

    ...) (Instructed by The Government Legal . Department) LORD CLARKE: (with whom Lord ...(a) that person does not have or ceases to have a right to reside ...Regulation 2 contains definitions, including the definition of "EEA decision" as ... v Minister for Communications, Marine and Natural Resources (Joined cases C-293/12 and C-594/12) . ...

  • Reverend Canon Pemberton v. Reverend Richard Inwood (Sex Discrimination : Marital status), Court of Appeal - United Kingdom Employment Appeal Tribunal, December 07, 2016, [2016] UKEAT 0072_16_0712

    The Claimant is a Church of England Priest who married his long-term partner. This was a marriage between two persons of the same sex, made permissible by virtue of the Marriage (Same Sex Couples) Act 2013, the enactment of which the Church of England had opposed. As a result of this marriage, the Respondent revoked the Claimant’s Permission to O...

    ... This was a marriage between two persons of the same sex, made permissible by virtue of ... have the effect required to meet the definition of harassment under section 26 EqA. The Claimant ... It is important in terms of the legal principles it addresses but is of particular ... the hallowing and right direction of the natural instincts and affections, and for the mutual ...

  • Miranda, R (on the application of) v Secretary of State for the Home Department & Ors, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, January 19, 2016, [2016] EWCA Civ 6

    ``1. This case arises from the detention of the claimant by officers of the Metropolitan Police at Heathrow Airport on 18 August 2013, purportedly under paragraph 2(1) of Schedule 7 to the Terrorism Act 2000. He was questioned and items in his possession, notably encrypted storage devices, were taken from him. He says that all this was done without...

    ... Julian Blake (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the First Respondent. Jason Beer ... Terrorism Act 2000 to stop and question a person at a port or border area for the purpose of ...This therefore falls within the definition of terrorism and as such we request that the ... factum oversight in urgent cases) is the natural and obvious adequate safeguard against the ...

  • Sharpe v The Bishop of Worcester, Court of Appeal - Civil Division, April 30, 2015, [2015] EWCA Civ 399

    1. Reverend Sharpe was from his installation on 8 January 2005 until his resignation on 7 September 2009 the Rector of the parish of Teme Valley South in the diocese of Worcester. He claims that he was unfairly dismissed, that he was, to use the colloquial term, a ``whistle blower'' and that he suffered detrimental treatment as a result of making

    ... falls within the relevant statutory definitions of ``employee'' (as respects his claim for unfair ... which had an existence independent of the person who filled it, which went on and was filled in ... the events in question on this appeal, the legal position of rectors has changed. These events ... case fragmentation occurs because it is a natural feature of the institutional structure of the ...

  • Mohammed and others (Respondents) v Ministry of Defence and another (Appellants)

    ... Craven (Instructed by The Government Legal . Department) (Instructed by Leigh Day) ...Page 3 . That definition is cited, not entirely approvingly, in the ... act has been committed against the person or the property of any person the wrongdoer ...It is natural, therefore, to make it clear that the Act is not ...

  • Rahmatullah (No 2) (Respondent) v Ministry of Defence and another (Appellants)

    ... Craven (Instructed by The Government Legal . Department) (Instructed by Leigh Day) ...Page 3 . That definition is cited, not entirely approvingly, in the ... act has been committed against the person or the property of any person the wrongdoer ...It is natural, therefore, to make it clear that the Act is not ...

  • Cape Distribution Ltd v Cape Intermediate Holdings Plc, Court of Appeal - Queen's Bench Division, May 17, 2016, [2016] EWHC 1119 (QB)

    1. The background to this substantial litigation is that the Claimant (`CDL') was in business producing asbestos-related products at Cowley Bridge Works, Uxbridge, Middlesex. Former employees of CDL subsequently developed and continue to develop asbestos-related illnesses and blame CDL. In many cases CDL has not been able to dispute the validity

    .... Construction: applicable legal principles. 5. The parties were agreed as to the ... meaning it would convey to a reasonable person having all the background knowledge which would ... to be assessed in the light of (i) the natural and ordinary meaning of the clause, (ii) any ... Kent QC relied on certain dictionary definitions of the words ``liable'' and ``liability'', ...

  • Lumsdon & Ors, R (On the Application Of) v Legal Services Board, Court of Appeal - Administrative Court, January 20, 2014, [2014] EWHC 28 (Admin)

    1. It is a critical test of the freedom inherent in our democratic society that those accused (usually by the State) of committing criminal offences can and should be represented by capable criminal advocates, independent in spirit who, subject to the rules of law and procedure which operate in our courts and to the dictates of professional proprie...

    ... of their clients at the forefront and irrespective of personal disadvantage. Similarly, advocates instructed to prosecute crime ... is not an ``authorisation scheme'' falling within the definition of the POS Regulations; it is an accreditation scheme and does ...It has become apparent therefore that natural selection through market forces is not the answer to assure the ...

  • Ramilos Trading Ltd v Buyanovsky, Court of Appeal - Commercial Court, December 09, 2016, [2016] EWHC 3175 (Comm)

    1. The claimant applies by a Claim Form issued on 12 April 2016 for a Norwich Pharmacal and/or Bankers Trust order against the defendant. The schedule to the draft order sets out over six pages no fewer than 39 questions (many of which contain sub-questions) to which the claimant seeks answers. A copy of that schedule is in the appendix to this jud...

    ..., it is important to consider the relevant legal framework. . The legal framework. The conditions ...iii) the person against whom the order is sought must: (a) be ... there had been a breach of the rules of natural justice and that is essentially what the ... perfect a cause of action, so that, by definition, as I see it, it would be a case where the ...