Divisional Court hands down ruling on requirements for charges under s. 179 TCPA – Local Government Lawyer

Posted January 7th, 2021 in drafting, enforcement notices, informations, local government, news, planning, Wales by tracey

‘A Welsh council has won an appeal to the Divisional Court over a ruling that informations it laid under s.179 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990 were defective.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 6th January 2021

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

Security guard did not have authority to accept informations: Admin Court – Local Government Lawyer

Posted May 9th, 2018 in informations, news, service by tracey

‘A sub-contracted court security officer at a magistrates’ court was not a court officer with implied authority to accept informations that a borough council was endeavouring to serve, the Administrative Court has ruled.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 8th May 2018

Source: www.localgovernmentlawyer.co.uk

Media Protection Services Ltd v Crawford and another – WLR Daily

Posted August 24th, 2012 in company directors, copyright, informations, law reports, magistrates, solicitors by sally

Media Protection Services Ltd v Crawford and another [2012] EWHC 2373 (Admin); [2012] WLR (D) 250

“The laying of an information by a director of a private limited company, acting for reward on behalf of a client in the course of its business, constituted acting as a solicitor within the meaning and in breach of section 20 of the Solicitors Act 1974 and carrying on a reserved legal activity, namely the conduct of litigation, contrary to the Legal Services Act 2007, with the result that the proceedings were void.”

WLR Daily, 16th August 2012

Source: www.iclr.co.uk

Ewing v. Davis – WLR Daily

Posted July 4th, 2007 in informations, law reports, private prosecutions by sally

Ewing v. Davis

Public interest in a private prosecution was established by the nature of the alleged offence as defined in statute not by the circumstances leading up to its alleged commission.

WLR Daily, 2nd July 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Rockall v Department for Environment, Rood and Rural Affairs – Times Law Reports

Posted May 11th, 2007 in informations, law reports, time limits by sally

When proceedings are institutionalised

Rockall v. Department for Environment, Road and Rural Affairs 

Queen’s Bench Divisional Court 

“Proceedings were instituted against an individual for felling trees without a licence when an information was laid and that determined whether or not the time limit for the institution of proceedings had been met. An information was laid in time where it could be established by inference or otherwise that it had been transmitted to a magistrates court by fax within time.”

The Times, 11th May 2007

Source: www.timesonline.co.uk

Please note the Times Law Reports are only available free on Times Online for 21 days from the date of publication.