In the Supreme Court w/c 29 February 2016
26 Friday Feb 2016
Hearings in the Supreme Court are now shown live on the Court’s website.
On Monday 29 February 2016 the Supreme Court will hear the appeal of R (MA & Ors) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions & other cases concerning the changes to the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 and whether they discriminate against disabled people and victims of domestic abuse, who may have a need for an additional bedroom by reasons of their disability or a safe room, in breach of art 14 taken together with art 1 of protocol 1 of the ECHR. This will be heard in Court 1 from 11am and will continue on Tuesday and Wednesday from 10.30am.
On Wednesday 2 March it will hand down judgment in the conjoined appeals of Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr A Mohamud (deceased)) v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc and Cox v Ministry of Justice concerning the test of vicarious liability for employers. This will be handed down in Court 1 from 9.45am.
On Thursday 3 March it will hear the appeal 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. It will be heard in Court 1 from 10.30am.
A full list of the cases scheduled for the Hilary 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.
Mr A M Mohamud (in substitution for Mr A Mohamud (deceased)) v WM Morrison Supermarkets plc and Cox v Ministry of Justice, heard 12-13 October 2015.
PMS International Ltd v Magmatic Ltd, heard 3 November 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.
NYK Bulkship (Atlantic) NV v Cargill International SA, heard 1-2 December 2015.
UBS AG v Commissioners for Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs, heard 3 December 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.
R (O) v Secretary of State for the Home Department, heard 19-20 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.
Lynn Shellfish Ltd & Ors v Loose & Anor, heard 9-10 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.
Airtours Holidays Transport Ltd v Revenue and Customs, heard 25 February 2016.