Since company director disqualification proceedings were not criminal proceedings, even though they involved the imposition of a penalty, they remained civil proceedings in nature. The European Convention on Human Rights did not apply to protect a director against having material, disclosed by him under compulsion in the course of an insolvency, being used against him in disqualification proceedings.
Times 19-Jan-2000, Gazette 03-Feb-2000
Litigation Practice, Human Rights, Company
Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.82287