Costs and Compensation in Closure Orders – UK Police Law Blog

Posted November 28th, 2017 in compensation, costs, news, police by sally

‘Where the police are unsuccessful in a closure order application there is no presumption that there be no order compensating the Respondent for financial loss. Unlike when considering the position on costs, the court’s focus on an application for compensation should be on the respondent’s behaviour, not that of the police, so held the Administrative Court in R (Qin) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis [2017] EWHC 2750 (Admin).’

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UK Police Law Blog, 27th November 2017