Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2001] All ER (D) 314 (Feb)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Mummery, Rix LLJ and Holman J

Representation John Weth appeared in person for the appellants.
  William Henderson and Louise Davies (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Attorney General.
Judgment Dates: 23 February 2001


Costs - Order for costs - Costs of appeal - Charity - Charity commissioners putting charity into receivership - Appellants trustees of charity - Appellants seeking to appeal commissioners' decision - Appellants seeking indemnity for costs of application from charity's assets - Judge refusing - Whether judge in error.

The Case

It could not be said on the evidence that a deputy judge had erred in the exercise of his discretion by refusing to make an order that the appellants be indemnified out of the property of a charity in respect of all costs properly occurred by them in connection with an appeal against the appointment of a receiver to the charity or by making a limited costs order against the appellants in respect of those proceedings.

Practice Areas

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