Regina v Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries, Ex parte Graham: CA 1955

On a true construction of section 104(5) of the Agriculture Act 1947 a sub-committee or a district committee of a county agricultural executive committee is not excluded from being ‘a person’ who may be appointed by the Minister to hear representations, notwithstanding that it was a fluctuating body of natural persons.


[1955] 2 QB 140


Agriculture Act 1947 104(5)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedNational Grid Gas Plc, Regina (on the Application of) v The Environment Agency Admn 17-May-2006
The claimant sought a judicial review of the decision to hold them responsible for necessary works of remediation. They were statutory successors to British Gas Corporation.
Held: The legislation clearly attempted to hold the contaminator . .
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