General Accident Car and Life Assurance Corporation Ltd v Foster: CA 1972

The court considered the use of the word ‘proceedings’ in the 1964 Act: ‘The first point is: what are the ‘proceedings’? Are they the proceedings from beginning to end – from the very first time when legal aid was granted? I think not. The only ‘proceedings’ with which we are concerned is the interlocutory appeal to this court, which we heard on 19 January 1971′ (Lord Denning MR)
Lord Denning MR
[1972] 3 All ER 877
Legal Aid Act 1964
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedMasterman-Lister v Brutton and Co and Another (2) CA 16-Jan-2003
The claimant had been funded for a personal injury claim under legal aid. He appealed against a decision that he was not a ‘patient’ and that he had been fully capable of managing and administering his affairs for many years. He lost. The . .
[2003] EWCA Civ 70, [2003] 1 WLR 1511

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