The Mystery Of Human Rights Damages
11 February 2008
Author(s): Tim Ward QC

No general right to damages in public law.  "A claim for judicial review may include a claim for damages, restitution or the recovery of a sum due but may not seek such a remedy alone" CPR Pt ...

Incentives to Co-operate, the Right to Silence and Legitimate Expectation ~ Talk at Seminar: 'The Practical Impact of Human Rights on VAT Law' on 29th January 04
29 January 2004
Author(s): Valentina Sloane

1. Section 60(1) of the Value Added Tax Act 1994 ("VATA 1994") provides that the Commissioners may impose a penalty in any case where:  (a) for the purpose of evading VAT, a person does any act or omits to take any action; and  (b) his ...

Introduction to the Human Rights Act ~ How it Works
1 February 2003
Author(s): Gerry Facenna

The Human Rights Act is described by its long title as "An Act to give further effect to rights and freedoms guaranteed under the European Convention on Human Rights".  During the Parliamentary debates on the Human Rights Bill, ...

The Human Rights Act ~ Future Impact
1 February 2003
Author(s): Piers Gardner

Wide scope of the Convention implemented through the HRA means that it impinges on most areas of legal practice, from commercial property to crime, family law to taxation: Commercial property: Parochial Church Council of Aston ...