Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 244 (Nov)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Simon Brown, May and Clarke LJJ

Representation Paul Epstein (instructed by Robert Thompson LLB) for the claimant.
  Jeremy Johnson (instructed by Dolmans, Cardiff) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 18 November 2002

Catchwords

Practice and procedure - Unless order - Peremptory order for disclosure - Failure to comply - Person making disclosure statement not proper authorised officer - Discretion to strike out claim

The Case

Although under the provisions of the a corporate body might act as a director or company secretary of a company, a person who was himself authorised by such a corporation to make a statement of truth on the company's behalf would not be a properly authorised officer.

Practice Areas

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