ICLR Case Law Alert – 22 December 2014

Posted on 22nd Dec 2014 in Law Reporting

WLR Daily Case Summaries

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Property passing to trustee – Chose in action

Hayes v Butters , Ch D [2014] WLR(D) 536


Trustee in bankruptcy – Income payments order

Horton v Henry, Ch D [2014] WLR(D) 551


Adoption – Placement order

In re R (A Child), CA [2014] WLR(D) 539


Jurisdiction – Criminal cause or matter

R (Panesar ) v Central Criminal Court, CA [2014] WLR(D) 548


Disability – Disabled person

Fag og Arbejde (FOA) (acting on behalf of Karsten Kaltoft) v Kommunernes Landsforening (KL) (acting on behalf of the Municipality of Billund), ECJ[2014] WLR(D) 554

EUROPEAN UNION                    

Citizenship – Right to reside

R (McCarthy) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ECJ [2014] WLR(D) 555

EUROPEAN UNION                                                                                     

Persons needing international protection – Refugee or subsidiary protection status

Centre public d’action sociale d’Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve v Abdida, ECJ[2014] WLR(D) 553

EUROPEAN UNION                    

Persons needing international protection – Refugee or subsidiary protection status

M’Bodj v Kingdom of Belgium, ECJ [2014] WLR(D) 556

EUROPEAN UNION                        

Public procurement – Tenders

Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria di Careggi-Firenze v Data Medical Service Srl (Regione Lombardia intervening), ECJ [2014] WLR(D) 552

EUROPEAN UNION                     

Public procurement – Contract awards procedure

Generali-Providencia Biztosító Zrt v Közbeszerzési Hatóság Közbeszerzési Döntőbizottság, ECJ [2014] WLR(D) 545

HUMAN RIGHTS                                                                                                              

Free elections – Referendum

Moohan v Lord Advocate (Advocate General for Scotland intervening), SC[2014] WLR(D) 544

HUMAN RIGHTS                         

Respect for private and family life – Interference with

R (Bright ) v Secretary of State for Justice, CAl [2014] WLR(D) 549

HUMAN RIGHTS                                                                              

Sex offender – Informal visits by police

R (M) v Chief Constable of Hampshire Constabulary (Secretary of State for the Home Department intervening), CA [2014] WLR(D) 541


Detention – Lawfulness

R (Detention Action) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, CA[2014] WLR(D) 537


Employment tribunals – Fees

R (Unison) v Lord Chancellor (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) (No 2), DC [2014] WLR(D) 543


Assured shorthold tenancy – Tenancy deposit scheme

Ng v Charalambous , CA [2014] WLR(D) 540

LEGAL AID                                                                                        

Availability – Civil proceedings

R (Gudanaviciene ) v Director of Legal Aid Casework (British Red Cross Society, intervening), CA [2014] WLR(D) 547


Abortion – Conscientious objection

Greater Glasgow and Clyde Health Board v Doogan , SC [2014] WLR(D) 550


Biotechnical invention – Patentability

International Stem Cell Corp v Comptroller General of Patents, Designs and Trade Marks, ECJ [2014] WLR(D) 546


Appeal – Notice of appeal

R (Hysaj) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, CA [2014] WLR(D) 538


Judgment in default – Application to set aside

QRS v Beach , QBD [2014] WLR(D) 542


Customs and Excise – Excise duty

CC & C Ltd v Revenue and Customs Comrs, CA [2014] WLR(D) 557


Case Reports

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Arrangements for adoption – Placement order

In re G, A Ch D [2014] 3 WLR 1719


Carriage by air – Discrimination

Stott v Thomas Cook Tour Operators Ltd, SC(E) [2014] AC 1347

Carriage by land

International carriage of goods by road – Jurisdiction

British American Tobacco Switzerland v Exel Europe Ltd, CA [2014] 1 WLR 4526


Care order – Care plan

In re E (A Child), Fam Ct [2014] 3 WLR 1733


Custody rights – Breach

In re K (A Child), SC(NI) [2014] AC 1401


Custody rights – Jurisdiction

E v B, ECJ [2014] 3 WLR 1750


Town or village green – Registration

R (Church Comrs for England) v Hampshire County Council, CA [2014] 1 WLR 4555


Scheme of arrangement – Foreign corporation

In re APCOA Parking (UK) Ltd, Ch D [2014] Bus LR 1358


Restriction or distortion of competition – Anti-competitive agreement

YKK Corpn v European Commission, ECJ [2014] Bus LR 1376

Conflict of laws

Jurisdiction under Council Regulation – Challenge to jurisdiction

Vava v Anglo Amercian South Africa Ltd (No 2), CA [2014] Bus LR 1434

Conflict of laws

Tort – Assessment of damages

Cox v Ergo Versicherung AG, SC(E) [2014] AC 1379

Contempt of court

Interim order – European Commission

R (Newby Foods Ltd) v Food Standards Agency, QBD [2014] 1 WLR 4589


Infringement – Literary work

Deckmyn v Vandersteen, ECJ [2014] Bus LR 1368


Infringement – Literary work

Newspaper Licensing Agency Ltd v Meltwater Holding BV, ECJ [2014] AC 1438


Costs – Power to award

R (DPP) v Crown Court at Sheffield, DC [2014] 1 WLR 4639


Terrorism – Disseminating terrorist publications

R v Gul (Mohammed), SC(E) [2014] AC 1260


Measure of damages – Repudiatory breach

Flame SA v Glory Wealth Shipping PTE Ltd, [2014] QB 1080

European Union

Citizenship – Right to reside

O v Minister voor Immigratie, Integratie en Asiel, ECJ [2014] QB 1163

European Union

Citizenship – Right to reside

S v Minister voor Immigratie, Integratie en Asiel, ECJ [2014] QB 1207

European Union

Freedom of movement – Rights of entry and residence

Reyes v Migrationsverket, ECJ [2014] QB 1140

European Union

Immigration – Asylum

R (EM (Eritrea)) v Home Secretary, SC(E) [2014] AC 1321

European Union

Persons needing international protection – Refugee status

Minister voor Immiratie en Asiel v X, ECJ [2014] QB 1111

Financial Services

Regulated activities – Collective investment schemes

Financial Conduct Authority v Capital Alternatives Ltd, Ch D [2014] Bus LR 1452

High Court

Powers – Appointment of receiver

Cruz City v Unitech Ltd, QBD [2014] Bus LR D25

Husband and wife

Financial provision – Order of court

P v P (Divorce: Financial Remedy Order), Fam D [2014] 1 WLR 4607

Mental disorder

Court of Protection – Jurisdiction

In re O (Court of Protection: Jurisdiction), Ct of Protection [2014] Fam 197

Mental disorder

Incapable person – Deprivation of liberty

A NHS Trust v A, [2014] Fam 161

Person under disability

Necessary goods or services – Payment

Aster Healthcare Ltd v Shafi (Note), CA [2014] PTSR 1507


Development – Green Belt land

Europa Oil and Gas Ltd v SSCLG, CA [2014] PTSR 1471


Development plan document – Proceedings questioning validity

R (I M Properties Ltd) v Lichfield DC, QBD [2014] PTSR 1484


Planning permission – Validity

R (Perry) v Hackney LBC, QBD [2014] PTSR D30

Political party

Donation to registered political party – Impermissible donations

In re Robson, decd, [2014] Ch 470


Claim – Service out of jurisdiction

Fern Computer Consultancy Ltd v Intergraph Inc, Ch D [2014] Bus LR 1397


Prisoner’s rights – Release on licence

R (Tabbakh) v Staffordshire Probation Trust, CA [2014] 1 WLR 4620

Trade mark

Registration – Distinctive character

Thomas Pink Ltd v Victoria’s Secret UK Ltd, Ch D [2014] Bus LR D23

Trinidad and Tobago

Crime – Homicide

Daniel v State of Trinidad and Tobago, PC [2014] AC 1290


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