R v National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty ex parte Scott

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1998
CourtChancery Division
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43 cases
  • Ken Fennell v Gilroy
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal (Ireland)
    • 9 November 2022
    ...trustees to decide’” Citing Robert Walker J. in the decision Scott v National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty [1998] 2 All E.R. 705 at 717, she continues – “However, this proposition should be read with a degree of caution and the principle of delegatus non potest d......
  • R (Heather) v Leonard Cheshire Foundation
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 15 June 2001
    ...54 of the CPR, only that a charity is not necessarily a “public authority”. The decision of Robert Walker J in Scott v National Trust [1998] 2 All ER 705, and those of the Court of Appeal in Construction Training Board v Attorney General [1973] Ch 173 and Donoghue itself show that a chari......
  • Dr Marko Lehtimäki v The Children's Investment Fund Foundation (UK)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 6 July 2018
    ...to be). Numerous trust cases show that to be the case. In Scott v National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty [1998] 2 All ER 705, Robert Walker J explained (at 717) that trustees must “act in good faith, responsibly and reasonably” and “inform themselves, before makin......
  • British Airways Plc v Airways Pension Scheme Trustee Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 19 May 2017
    ...that can be shown to be merely wanton or capricious and not to be attributable to a genuine discretion." 487 In Scott v National Trust [1998] 2 All ER 705, Robert Walker J said at 717f – 718d: "I have heard a lot of submissions about the duties of trustees in making decisions in exercise o......
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2 books & journal articles
  • English fiduciary standards and trust law.
    • United States
    • Vanderbilt Journal of Transnational Law Vol. 32 No. 3, May 1999
    • 1 May 1999
    ...(44.) Compare Wilson v. Turner, 22 Ch. D. 521 (C.A. 1883), with Turner v. Turner, [1984] Ch. 100. (45.) See Scott v. National Trust, [1998] 2 All E.R. 705, 717 (Ch.) (plaintiff complained that the Trust should not have bowed to public pressure, and refused to renew deer-hunting licenses on ......
  • TRUSTEE'S DUTY OF DISCLOSURE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2012, December 2012
    • 1 December 2012
    ...A Closer Inspection”(2004) 3 PCB 161. 89 See, however, Scott v National Trust for Places of Historic Interest or Natural Beauty[1998] 2 All ER 705 at 718, where Robert Walker J suggested that a beneficiary may in certain circumstances have a legitimate expectation that a discretion will be ......

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