In the Supreme Court w/c 13 June 2016
13 Monday Jun 2016
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Tuesday 14 June 2016 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of R v Golds involving a challenge to the appellant’s conviction of murder on the basis that the jury had not been directed on the definition of the word ‘substantial’ as in the phrase ‘substantially impaired’ in the Homicide Act 1957, s 2(1), by the judge. This will be heard in Court 1 from 11am.
On Wednesday 15 June it will hand down judgment in the cases of McBride v Scottish Police Authority (Scotland) regarding whether the Employment Tribunal judgment reinstated the appellant to employment which was different from that from which she had been dismissed; and McDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v McDonald & Ors regarding whether it is open to a court to consider whether an order would infringe the tenant’s rights under the ECHR, art 8, during a hearing of an application by a private landlord under Housing Act 1988, s 21(4), for a possession order against an assured shorthold tenant. These will be handed down in Court 2 from 9.30am.
On Wednesday it will also hear the appeal of FirstGroup plc v Paulley regarding the reasonable adjustments which a bus company is required to make to accommodate disabled wheelchair users. This will be heard in Court 1 from 10am.
On Thursday 16 June it will hear the appeal of Hayward v Zurich Insurance Company Plc concerning the fraudulent misrepresentation of the extent of the respondent’s injuries which led to his settlement agreement with the appellant. This will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am.
On Monday 13 June 2016 the Privy Council will hear the appeal of Recreational Holdings 1 (Jamaica) Ltd v Lazarus (Jamaica) concerning what is the interrelationship between the Limitation of Actions Act 1880 and the Registration of Titles Act 1888. This will be heard in Court 3 from 10.30am.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Trinity term can be found here.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
R (Bancoult No 2) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, heard 22 June 2015.
Belhaj & Anor v Straw & Ors; Rahmatullah v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 9-12 November 2015.
R (Nouazli) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 23-24 November 2015.
ZM v Secretary of State for the Home Department (Northern Ireland); HA (Iraq) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 12-14 January 2016.
Asset Land Investment Plc & Anor v The Financial Conduct Authority, heard 13-14 January 2016.
The Mayor’s Office for Policing and Crime v Mitsui Sumitomo Insurance Co (Europe) Ltd & Ors, heard 21 January 2016.
R (Ismail) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 26-27 January 2016.
Abd Ali Hameed Al-Waheed v Ministry of Defence; Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 1-4 February 2016.
Brown & Anor, the Joint Administrators of Loanwell Ltd v Stonegale Ltd (Scotland) and other cases, heard 15 February 2016.
Patel v Mirza, heard 16-18 February 2016.
R(MM) & Ors v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another case, heard 22-24 February 2016.
R (MA & Ors) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & other cases, heard 29 February-2 March 2016.
McBride v Scottish Police Authority (Scotland), heard 3 March 2016.
Willers v Joyce & Anor (in substitution for and in their capacity as executors of Albert Gubay (deceased)), heard 7 March 2016.
The Christian Institute & Ors v The Lord Advocate (Scotland), heard 8-9 March 2016.
Goluchowski v District Court in Elblag, Poland and another case, heard 14 March 2016.
McDonald (by her litigation friend Duncan J McDonald) v McDonald & Ors, heard 15-16 March 2016.
Versloot Dredging BV & Anor v HDI Gerling Industrie Versicherung AG & Ors, heard 17-17 March 2016.
BNY Mellon Corp Trustee Services Ltd v LGB Capital & Anor, heard 21 March 2016.
R (Agyarko) v Secretary of state for the Home Department, heard 6-7 April 2016.
Campbell v Gordon (Scotland), heard 11 April 2016.
R (Public Law Project) v The Lord Chancellor, heard 18 April 2016.
Taiwo v Olaigbe & Anor and another case, heard 20-21 April 2016.
Lee-Hirons v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 26 April 2016.
Akers & Ors v Samba Financial Group, heard 27-28 April 2016.
R v Docherty, 3-4 May 2016.
Edwards v Kumarasamy, heard 5 May 2016.
Mohammed & Ors v Ministry of Defence & Anor, heard 9-10 May.
MP (Sri Lanka) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 11 May.
MS (Uganda) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 12 May.
Commissioners for the HMRC v The Investment Trust Companies (in liquidation) & Ors, heard 17–19 May 2016.
Re D (A child), heard on 23 May 2016.
Amoena (UK) Ltd v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 7 June 2016
Bailey & Anor v Angove’s PTY Ltd, heard 8 June 2016