Regina v Avon County Council Ex Parte Crabtree: CA 15 Nov 1995

Rules of natural justice need not always be followed if the context requires. The scope of the common law rule against bias and its application to the facts of a particular case depends on what the facts are, as does the content of the obligation to act fairly in a particular case


Neill LJ


Times 29-Nov-1995


England and Wales

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CitedCheltenham Borough Council v Laird QBD 15-Jun-2009
The council sought damages saying that their former chief executive had not disclosed her history of depressive illness when applying for her job.
Held: The replies were not dishonest as the form could have been misconstrued. The claim failed. . .
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Updated: 09 December 2022; Ref: scu.86070