The court has jurisdiction to set aside a schedule to an order containing a disqualification undertaking where ‘either some ground is shown which would be sufficient to discharge a private law contract or some ground of public interest is shown which outweighs the importance of holding a party to his agreement’.
 2 All ER 902
England and Wales
Cited – Eastaway v Secretary of State for Trade and Industry CA 10-May-2007
The applicant had been subject to company director disqualification proceedings. Eventually he gave an undertaking not to act as a company director, but then succeeded at the ECHR in a complaint of delay. He now sought release from his undertaking . .
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Updated: 27 June 2022; Ref: scu.268104