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Standing to allege charitable trust not confined to Attorney-General (Mayor and Burgesses of the Brent London Borough Council v Johnson)

Standing to allege charitable trust not confined to Attorney-General (Mayor and Burgesses of the Brent London Borough Council v Johnson)
Published on: 06 May 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Private Client analysis: The court held that local residents had standing to allege that a public authority held land on a charitable trust, in cases where the Attorney-General (A-G) did not wish to take a position on the question. Written by Matthew Smith, barrister at Maitland Chambers, who acted for the respondent in this case. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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