R v Governor of Brockhill Prison, ex parte Evans (No. 1)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1997
Date1997
CourtQueen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
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49 cases
  • R v Governor of Brockhill Prison, ex parte Evans (No. 2)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 27 July 2000
    ...the Divisional Court held that her release date properly calculated was 17 September 1996 and ordered that she be released immediately: [1997] Q.B. 443. On 10 June 1997 Collins J. dismissed her application for damages for false imprisonment: the Court of Appeal by a majority allowed her ap......
  • Lewis (Neville) and Attorney General for Jamaica v Superintendent of St. Catherine District Prison
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 12 April 1999
    ...... on 13th January, 1999, wrote to His Excellency the Governor-General advising him that: . ".. we intended to ...the Attorney-General for Jamaica et al, S.C.C.A. No. 104/98 delivered 18th December, 1998, at page 7: . ......
  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte A
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 27 July 2000
    ...review of the decision fixing her release date together with damages for false imprisonment. On 15 November 1996 the Divisional Court ([1997] QB 443) held that her release date properly calculated was 17 September 1996 and ordered that she be released immediately. On 10 June 1997 Collins J ......
  • JR 27’s Application (No 1)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Northern Ireland)
    • 8 February 2010
    ...lay in the fact that what was in issue was the exercise of a discretion independent of the underlying proceedings (see ex p Evans [1997] QB 443). [49] I consider that exactly the same reasoning should be applied to this application. I note that in Marper [2006] UKHL 10 the issue before the ......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Appellate Jurisdiction of the Caribbean Court of Justice
    • Jamaica
    • The Caribbean Court of Justice: Closing the Circle of Independence Content
    • 21 November 2004
    ...per Taylor L.J., Pratt and Morgan v. Attorney General of Jamaica [1994] 2 AC 1, and Regina v. Governor of Brockhill Prison ex parte Evans [1997] QB 443 at p.462. Thus in Pratt and Morgan it was submitted that: ‘The Board is not bound by its previous decisions and it does not follow them if ......

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