Re Southbourne Sheet Metal Co Ltd: CA 9 Sep 1992

The Secretary of State for Trade and Industry had sought orders of disqualification against the director and a co-director under the provisions of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986. The Secretary of State’s summons was supported by an affidavit from one of the receivers of the company.
Held: The director’s appeal succeeded. A discontinuance by the DTI led to a standard order for costs against the discontinuer.
References: Gazette 09-Sep-1992, [1993] 1 WLR 244
Judges: Nourse LJ
Statutes: Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, Insolvent Companies (Disqualification of Unfit Directors) Proceedings Rules 1987 (SI 1987 No.2023) 2
This case cites:

  • Cited – Re Elgindata Ltd (2) CA 15-Jul-1992
    A successful plaintiff who had not been shown to have behaved improperly or unreasonably was not to have his costs reduced or be ordered to pay any part of his opponents costs for having pursued some unsuccessful points. Nourse LJ said that ‘(i) . .
    (Gazette 15-Jul-92, Times 18-Jun-92, [1992] 1 WLR 1207)

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