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Bancoult revisited—reinforcing the importance of full disclosure

Bancoult revisited—reinforcing the importance of full disclosure
Published on: 01 July 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Bancoult revisited—reinforcing the importance of full disclosure
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  • What was the background to the case?
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  • What did the Supreme Court decide on those issues?
  • What are the consequences of the decision?
  • What should lawyers take from the judgment?

Article summary

Public Law analysis: A disappointing ruling for Chagos Islanders removed from their homeland by the UK government nevertheless gives some encouragement for a future legal challenge, says Paul Harris SC, of Doughty Street Chambers, who examines the Supreme Court’s decision in R (on the application of Bancoult (No 2)). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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