Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 271 (Feb)
Court: Queen's Bench Division
Judge:

Eady J

Representation Michael Keehan QC and Michael Singleton (instructed by Robert Campbell & Associates) for the claimants.
  Bruce Silvester (instructed by Brignalls Balderston Warren) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 20 February 2003

Catchwords

Tort - Malicious prosecution - Scope - Civil proceedings - Emergency closure of registered home - Summary judgment - s 11.

The Case

Proceedings before the magistrates' court pursuant to s11 of the fell within the justices' civil jurisdiction and were outwith the narrow range of civil proceedings in regard to which an action for malicious prosecution could be brought.

Practice Areas

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