Porter v Magill

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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  • Barrington Earl Frankson v General Legal Council
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal
    • 23 November 2012
    ...and carefully tested. 28. There is no suggestion that there was a personal or pecuniary interest as is the test applied in the case ofPorter vs. Magill 2 A.C 357. 29. The real question is what the fair minded and informed observer would think —the man in the street. The observer would consi......
  • Gillies v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 26 January 2006
    ...Hoekstra v H M Advocate (No 2), 2000 JC 391, 399 by Lord Justice General Rodger has been removed. The test which this House approved in Porter v Magill [2001] UKHL 67; [2002] 2 AC 357, is set out at p 494, para 103, where I said that the question is whether the fair-minded and informed ob......
  • Condron v National Assembley for Wales
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 November 2006
    ...with the issue, the judge recorded that there was no difference between the parties as to the legal test, which was to be found in Porter v Magill [2002] 2 AC 357 per Lord Hope of Craighead at para 103: "The question is whether the fair-minded and informed observer, having considered t......
  • R v Adrian Craig Mason; Clayton Paul Wood; Eammon Terry George McClelland; John Paul Tierney [CA (Crim), 13/02/2002]
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 6 December 2002
    ...the judge's decision was right. 30 Since the decision in Locabail there has been a further decision of the House of Lords in Magill v Porter and Weekes [2001] UKHL 67. In his speech in the latter case Lord Hope put to rest the conflicting views as to how the test in cases of apparent bias s......
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2 books & journal articles
  • The complementarity of audit and judicial review: the ‘homes for votes’ scandal in the UK
    • United Kingdom
    • International Review of Administrative Sciences Nbr. 71-3, September 2005
    • 1 September 2005
    ...election was fought on unrevised boundaries, but the Labour Party wasdefeated anyway.3Porter v. Magill: Queens Bench Divisional Court (1997) 96 LGR 157; Court of Appeal [2000] 2WLR 1420; House of Lords [2002] 1 All ER 465.4Keith Davies, The All England Law Reports Annual Review 2002, London......
  • `Rage at Westsinster': Sociolegal Reflections on the Power of Sale
    • United Kingdom
    • Social & Legal Studies Nbr. 12-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...was f‌inally completed in May 1996.THE COURTS’ INVOLVEMENTThe case then proceeded to the High Court at the end of 1996 (Porter vMagill [1998] 30 HLR 997). That court decided to rehear evidence and allof those held liable by Magill were subjected to examination and cross-examination. The f‌i......

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