In the Supreme Court w/c 27 July 2015
24 Friday Jul 2015
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Tuesday 28 July the Supreme Court will hear the joined appeals of JSC BTA Bank v Ablyazov concerning whether the respondent’s rights under loan agreements should be treated as “assets” for the purposes of the freezing order against him. The respondent had entered into 4 loan facility agreements after the order was made which allowed him to make direct payments to third parties whilst his other assets had been frozen. It will be heard in Court 2 from 10.30am and will continue on Wednesday at 10am.
On Wednesday 29 July 2015 the Court will hand down judgment in the following: Woolway v Mazars regarding how to determine whether non-domestic premises constitute one or more than one hereditament for the purposes of the rating list; R (Bourgass & Anor) v Secretary of State for Justice regarding the decisions to place and/or keep the appellant prisoners in segregation. The Court must decide if the decisions were unlawful under the ECHR, art 6, and common law rules of procedural fairness; Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Tolley (Deceased acting by her personal representative) concerning whether the tribunals were right to rule that the respondent was entitled to continue to receive the care component of the Disability Living Allowance when she moved permanently from the UK to Spain in 2002; John Mander Pension Scheme Trustees Limited v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs regarding what tax year should the respondent have assessed the appellant’s tax. The appellant gave notice withdrawing approval for tax purposes from a pension scheme, of which he was the sole trustee. The parties’ dispute when the assessment for charges to tax occurred; and R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills involving the compatibility of statutory eligibility criteria for student loans based on i) indefinite leave to remain and ii) three years’ lawful residence with the right to education and the prohibition on discrimination. These will be handed down in Court 1 from 9.45am.
The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:
Woolway v Mazars, heard 11 February 2015.
R (Bourgass & Anor) v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 16-17 February 2015.
Shahid v Scottish Ministers (Scotland), heard 18 February 2015.
R (Ali) v Secretary of State for the Home Department and another case, heard 25-26 February 2015.
Mirga v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions; Samin v Westminster City Council, heard on 6-7 March 2015.
R v Harvey, heard 24 March 2015.
Keyu & Ors v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs & Anor, heard 22-23 April 2015.
Secretary of State for Work & Pensions v Tolley (Deceased acting by her personal representative), heard 5-6 May 2015.
Mandalia v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 7 May 2015.
In the matter of AR (Children) (Scotland), heard 13 May 2015.
Glengary Overseas Ltd v JKX Oil & Gas Plc and another case, heard 18-19 May 2015.
Sharland v Sharland; Gohil v Gohil, heard 8-10 June 2015.
John Mander Pension Scheme Trustees Limited v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 16 June 2015.
Bank of Cyprus UK Ltd v Menelaou, heard 17-18 June 2015.
R (Bancoult No 2) v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, heard 22 June 2015.
R (Tigere) v Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, heard 24-25 June 2015.heard 24-25 June 2015.
British American Tobacco Denmark A/S & Ors v Kazemier Transport BV and another case, heard 29 June 2015.
R v McGeough (Northern Ireland), heard 9 July 2015.
Hainsworth v Ministry of Defence, heard 14 July 2015.
The United States of America v Nolan, heard 15 July 2015.
Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi; ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis, heard 21-23 July 2015.