Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 177 (Feb)
Court: Administrative Court

Stanley Burnton J

Representation Jan Luba QC (instructed by Hereward & Foster) for T.
  David Matthius (instructed by Mark Bowen) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 15 February 2001


Judicial review - Application for judicial review - Application for permission to apply for judicial review - Judge having been given misleading picture of facts - Proceedings purposeless by time application before judge - Whether order for permission to be discharged.

The Case

The court discharged an order granting permission where the by the date of the application the claimant had no personal need for judicial intervention since the argument that the case should proceed so that the claimant could recover his costs was no justification for continuing proceedings.

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