Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 322 (Jul)
Court: Chancery Division

Judge Rich QC sitting as a judge of the High Court

Judgment Dates: 22 July 2002


Practice - Chancery Division - Stay of proceedings - Defendant seeking stay of proceedings to apply to Lands Tribunal - Master refusing application for stay - Whether master erring - s 84(9).

The Case

The question of whether or not a stay should be granted to allow an application to the Lands Tribunal had to have as its starting point the assumption that normally such a stay would be granted if the application was made timeously.

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