Pabari v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions-And-Nilesh Pabari: CA 10 Nov 2004

Housing Costs as part of child support assessment. The court considered the interpretation of the word ‘necessary’, saying that the Court must not qualify the word ‘necessary’ by reference to what might be regarded as reasonable. The word ‘necessary’ instead requires a high degree of exigency.


Lord Justice Brooke Holman Mr Justice Holman Lord Justice Dyson The Vice President Of The Court Of Appeal (Civil Division)


[2004] EWCA Civ 1480, [2005] 1 All ER 287




England and Wales


CitedHandyside v The United Kingdom ECHR 7-Dec-1976
Freedom of Expression is Fundamental to Society
The appellant had published a ‘Little Red Schoolbook’. He was convicted under the 1959 and 1964 Acts on the basis that the book was obscene, it tending to deprave and corrupt its target audience, children. The book claimed that it was intended to . .

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CitedPerrin and Another v Northampton Borough Council and others CA 19-Dec-2007
The land owners had sought permission to fell an oak tree subject to a tree preservation order in order to prevent further damage from its roots.
Held: The council’s appeal succeeded. The court was asked to decide whether any works to the tree . .
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Child Support

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