Stanway v Attorney-General: CA 5 Apr 2000

Sir Richard Scott V-C said: ‘Charities operate within a framework of public law, not private law. The Crown is parens patriae of the charity and the judges of the courts represent the Crown in supervising what the charity is doing and in giving directions . . The Attorney General’s function is to make representations to the court as to where lies the public interest as he sees it.’
Sir Richard Scott V-C
Ureported, 5 April 2000
England and Wales
Appeal fromStanway v Attorney-General et al ChD 25-Nov-1999
Where a defendant had brought a counter-claim against his co-defendants but had restricted that claim to issues raised already by the claim against himself, he was not to be prevented from commencing fresh proceedings against the co-defendants where . .

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Updated: 15 October 2021; Ref: scu.653167