A wrongful decision by a harbour authority not to allow exports of live animals through the port, did not give a right to a private claim for damages, even though it was in breach of a statutory duty. Citations: Gazette 23-Sep-1998, Times 09-Sep-1998 Statutes: Harbours, Docks and Piers Clauses Act 1847 33 Jurisdiction: England and … Continue reading K A and S B M Feakins Ltd v Dover Harbour Board: QBD 9 Sep 1998
Captain Wyatt owned land near the harbour and wanted to moor his boat by it. The Harbour authority said he needed a licence. The Harbour authority requested him to move the boat as a danger to navigation. The Captain sought a judicial review of the authority’s action. Held: Under the Act, the harbour authority had … Continue reading Regina on the Application of Dart Harbour and Navigation Authority v the Secretary of State for Transport Local Government and the Regions: QBD 26 Jun 2003
A ship owned by the defenders caused substantial damage whilst moored at the claimant’s docks. The claim was made against different members of the defendants as they asserted and denied responsibility. The last company asserted that the claim was . .