Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 156 (Oct)
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Pill and Waller LJJ

Representation The claimant appeared by her representative.
  Steven Woolf (instructed by Newman & Maxwell, Canvey Island) for the defendants.
Judgment Dates: 11 October 2002


Practice - Appeal - Application for permission to appeal - High Court judge refusing permission to appeal and amending district judge's order under slip rule - Deputy master refusing permission to appeal against High Court judge's order - Whether judges in error - Appropriate use of slip rule.

The Case

The slip rule could not be applied to correct a sentence in a judgment or order that the judge had deliberately intended to include or be used to add more to an order or judgment. In the instant case, it had been inappropriate to use the slip rule to amend a district judge's order and permission to appeal that decision in part should have been granted by the High Court judge.

Practice Areas

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