Leeson v Council of Medical Education and Registration: 1889

Mere membership of an association by which proceedings are brought does not disqualify a judge from hearing the case, but active involvement in the institution of the particular proceedings does. Here, mere membership of the Medical Defence Union was held not to be sufficient to disqualify.
(1889) 43 Ch D 366
Cited by:

  • Cited – Meerabux v The Attorney General of Belize PC 23-Mar-2005
    (Belize) The applicant complained at his removal as a justice of the Supreme Court, stating it was unconstitutional. The complaint had been decided by a member of the Bar Council which had also recommended his removal, and he said it had been . .
    [2005] UKPC 12, Times 20-Apr-05, [2005] 2 WLR 1307, [2005] 2 AC 513

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Updated: 05 December 2020; Ref: scu.223949