- Council must pay pension to former employee despite fraudulent offence (Enfield London Borough Council v Jossa)
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Pensions analysis: Can an unjust result be avoided by purposive construction if the wording of a statute or statutory instrument is unambiguous? Piers Feltham, a senior Chancery barrister at Radcliffe Chambers, points out that the decision in Enfield LBC v Jossa is important because it recognises the limit on purposive construction.
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