Marshall and others v Deputy Governor of Bermuda and others – WLR Daily

Posted May 25th, 2010 in armed forces, Bermuda, judicial review, law reports, Privy Council, proof by sally

Marshall and others v Deputy Governor of Bermuda and others [2010] UKPC 9; [2010] WLR (D) 133

“Although, in public law proceedings, a public authority had a duty to furnish the court with information which it alone was in a position to provide and without which it would not be possible for the court to assess the merits of an issue which had been raised, that duty did not transfer to the authority the onus of proving matters which a claimant was under a duty and in a position to prove.”

WLR Daily, 24th May 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Commissioner of Police of Bermuda and Another v Bermuda Broadcasting Co Ltd and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted January 24th, 2008 in Bermuda, confidentiality, corruption, elections, law reports, public interest by sally

Commissioner of Police of Bermuda and Another v Bermuda Broadcasting Co Ltd and Others

Privy Council

“The public interest in the freedom of the media to disseminate information relating to those who submitted themselves for election as legislators overrode the public interest in maintaining the confidentiality of documents relating to a police investigation into allegations of corruption.”

The Times, 24th January 2008

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

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Seymour v The Queen – WLR Daily

Posted November 8th, 2007 in Bermuda, drug offences, jurisdiction, law reports by sally

Seymour v The Queen [2007] UKPC 59

“A person who had possession of controlled drugs in Bermuda with the intention of supplying them to another person outside the territory of Bermuda, and therefore outside the jurisdiction of Bermudan Courts, did not commit an offence under s 6(3) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1972 of Bermuda.”

WLR Daily, 5th November 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Court rejects media gag order in Bermuda – Reuters

Posted October 30th, 2007 in Bermuda, corruption, freedom of expression, media, news by sally

“Bermuda’s media should not be banned from reporting further extracts from a leaked police dossier about corruption at the British territory’s public housing corporation, London’s Privy Council ruled on Monday.”

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Reuters, 30th October 2007

Source: www.reuters.com