In re Trusts of X Charity: ChD 2003

If a hearing is heard in private, then it is open to the court to rule that its judgment should be maintained in private. Sir Andrew Morritt said: ‘This, essentially administrative, jurisdiction is designed to provide guidance to the fiduciary as to the proper exercise of his powers in the problematic circumstances with which he is faced. Only rarely could it be said to determine the rights of anyone.’

Sir Andrew Morritt, Vice Chancellor
[2003] 1 WLR 2751, [2003] EWHC 257 (Ch)
European Convention on Human Rights 6
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedThree Rivers District Council and others v The Bank of England CA 14-Jul-2005
A long hearing was to be interrupted by the long vacation. The Bank sought an order to restrict publication of the part evidence given by one witness until his evidence had been concluded.
Held: Though the witness was only such and not a . .
Cited3 Individual Present Professional Trustees of 2 Trusts v an Infant Prospective Beneficiary of One Trust and others ChD 25-Jul-2007
The parties challenged under the 198 Act the right of trustees to seek a Beddoe order protecting themselves against an award of costs. . .

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Updated: 13 December 2021; Ref: scu.230909