Anyanwu and Another v South Bank Students’ Union South Bank University: CA 19 Mar 1999

The applicants sought an extension of time to apply to set aside leave to appeal given to their opponents.
Held: The cause of the respondent seemed weak, but raised a point of law which needed determination and the appeal should be allowed to go ahead.


Peter Gibson LJ, Hale LJ


[1999] EWCA Civ 1032


England and Wales


CitedHenderson v Henderson 20-Jul-1843
Abuse of Process and Re-litigation
The court set down the principles to be applied in abuse of process cases, where a matter was raised again which should have been dealt with in earlier proceedings.
Sir James Wigram VC said: ‘In trying this question I believe I state the rule . .
Appeal fromRegina v South Bank University ex parte Anyanwu Admn 27-Jun-1996
The university was concerned at the way it saw the students’ union being run, and imposed a constitution which resulted in the claimants being dismissed. The claimants sought judicial review of the imposition of the new constitution, but that was . .
See AlsoAnywanwu and Another v South Bank Students Union and others EAT 12-Sep-1997
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LeaveAnyanwu and Another v South Bank Students’ Union and Another CA 4-Nov-1999
A university was not acting in a racially discriminatory manner because of the acts of its student union in dismissing two workers after the university had itself expelled them as students. The term ‘knowingly aided’ in the Act was not to be read so . .
LeaveAnyanwu and Another v South Bank Student Union and Another HL 24-May-2001
The university had imposed a new constitution on its students union, which resulted in the dismissal of the claimant. He sought to assert racial discrimination.
Held: The concept of ‘aiding’ somebody in committing discriminatory behaviour . .
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Litigation Practice, Discrimination

Updated: 05 December 2022; Ref: scu.145947