In the Supreme Court w/c 23 May 2016
23 Monday May 2016
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Monday 23 May 2016 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of In the matter of D (A child) regarding whether there is a fundamental principle of procedure in England and Wales that a child must be given an “opportunity to be heard” in every disputed custody case, and whether the Romanian Court of Appeal breached that principle by not giving the child, D, such an opportunity. This will be heard in Court 2 from 12pm.
On Tuesday 24 May 2016 it will hear the appeal of R (Shindler & Anor) v Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster & Anor challenging the lawfulness of the EU Referendum Act 2015, s 2, in respect of the fact that it excludes British citizens who reside outside of the UK from voting in the upcoming EU Referendum if they have been resident outside of the UK for a period of more than 15 years. This is an oral permission hearing which will be immediately followed by the full appeal if permission is granted. This will be heard in Court 1 from 10.30am.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Easter 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 June 2016.