The Court is in recess Monday 28 April.

580_Image_housing_benefit_fraud_formOn Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 April the Court will hear the case of R (SG & Ors) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions on whether the Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012 are unlawful owing to disproportionately affecting single parents and domestic violence victims, who tend to be women, and also whether they fail to have regard to the best interests of the child. In Court 1 from 10.30 am.

On Thursday 1 May the Court will hear the matter of Telchadder v Wickland Holdings Ltd, about whether notice to remedy a breach runs throughout the period of a residential licence or ceases to have effect after a reasonable period or a certain amount of time. There is also the question of whether such notice ceases to have effect where the landlord affirms the tenant’s conduct by accepting rent. In Court 1 at 10.30 am.

In the Privy Council on Tuesday 29 and Wednesday 30 April are the Bermudan appeals of PwC v SAAD Investments Company Ltd (In Liquidation) and Singularis Holdings Ltd v PwC, considering several questions relating to the application of the Companies Act 1981 and the  jurisdiction and powers of the Supreme Court and Court of Appeal of Bermuda, as well as whether PwC could raise a jurisdictional challenge to an Order under the Act without challenging a Winding-up Order. In Court 3 from 10.30 am.

On Thursday 1 May, also in Court 3 at 10.30 is the Jamaican appeal of Pfizer Ltd v Medimpex Jamaica Ltd & Anor on whether a Jamaican patent, owned by Pfizer for the invention salts of amlodipine/amlodipine besylate is valid.

The following Supreme Court judgments remain outstanding:

Re an application by Central Craigavon Ltd for Judicial Review, heard 15 May 2013.

R v Ahmad & Anor, heard 29 July 2013.

R (Eastenders Cash and Carry plc & Ors) v Commissioners for HMRC, heard 27 – 28 November 2013.

R (T & Anor) v SSHD & Anor, heard 9 – 10 December 2013.

R (AM) v DPPR (AM) v DPP; and R (Nicklinson & Anor) v Ministry of Justice, heard 16 – 19 December 2013.

Holt v Her Majesty’s Attorney General on behalf of the Queen, heard 15 – 16 January 2014.

A v SSHD (Scotland), heard 22 – 23 January 2014.

British Telecommunication Plc v Telefonica 02 UK Limited and Ors, heard 3 – 4 February 2014.

R v Ahmad & Anor and R v Fields & Ors, heard 10 – 11 February 2014.

McDonald (Deceased) v National Grid Electricity Transmission Plc, heard 12 – 13 February 2014.

Agricultural Sector (Wales) Bill – Reference by the Attorney General for England and Wales, heard 17 – 18 February 2014.

Khaira & Ors v Shergill & Ors, heard 19 – 20 February 2014.

Barnes (as former Court Appointed Receiver) v The Eastenders Group & Anor, heard 24 – 25 February 2014.

Scott v Southern Pacific Mortgages Ltd & Anor, heard 3 – 5 March 2014.

R (George) v SSHD, heard 4 March 2014.

SSHD v MN & KY, heard 5 March 2014.

R (Nunn) v Chief Constable of Suffolk Constabulary & Anor, heard 13 March 2014.

L Batley Pet Products Limited v North Lanarkshire Council, heard 17 March 2014.

Robertson v Swift, heard 19 March 2014.

Clyde & Co LLP & Anor v Winklehof, heard 24 – 25 March 2014.

R (Whiston) v Secretary of State for Justice, heard 26 March 2014.