Chadwick J said: ‘It would be preferable, for the future, if those preparing and swearing affidavits in support of applications under this Act were careful to distinguish between facts which they are able to establish by direct evidence, the inferences which they invite the court to draw from those facts, and the matters which are said to amount to unfitness on the part of the respondent. If those distinctions were observed, it might lead to respondents concentrating more closely on those factual matters to which they actually need to respond by affidavit evidence under r. 6’.
 BCC 708
England and Wales
Cited – The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry v Swan and Othes ChD 22-Jul-2003
When commencing proceedings under the Act, the papers were defective. The secretary of state had failed to give appropriate notice, and thus prevented him from making representations as to the allegations. The allegations involved the manipulation . .
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Updated: 06 May 2022; Ref: scu.185771