London Passenger Transport Board v Moscrop: HL 1942

Lord Maugham said: ‘the courts have always recognized that persons interested are or may be indirectly prejudiced by a declaration made by the court in their absence, and that, except in very special circumstances, all persons interested should be made parties before a declaration by its terms affecting their rights is made.’


Lord Maugham


[1942] AC 332


England and Wales

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CitedRolls-Royce plc v Unite the Union CA 14-May-2009
The parties disputed whether the inclusion of length of service within a selection matrix for redundancy purposes would amount to unlawful age discrimination. The court was asked whether it was correct to make a declaratory judgment when the case . .
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Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.346208