Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2009] All ER (D) 184 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2009] EWHC 78 (Admin)
Court: Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court

Walker J

Representation Michael Beloff QC and Jasbir Dhillon (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Commission.
  The defendant did not appear and was not represented.
  Alan Newman QC (instructed by Moreland & Co) for UKIP.
Judgment Dates: 22 January 2009


Political party - Gift to - Donation - Donor an impermissible donor - Claimant seeking forfeiture order - Magistrates' court seeking forfeiture order relating to donation - Court making order in lessor sum than donated - Whether magistrates entitled to make forfeiture order in lessor sum than sum donated - ss 54, 56, 58.

The Case

Political party Gift to. Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court: The senior district judge's decision would be quashed and the matter remitted to the magistrates' court to consider afresh the claimant Commission's application for a forfeiture order, in respect of a third party's donation to the interested party, under s58 of the .

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