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Supreme Court affirms current approach to Parole Board costs orders (Gourlay v Parole Board)

Supreme Court affirms current approach to Parole Board costs orders (Gourlay v Parole Board)
Published on: 08 December 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Supreme Court affirms current approach to Parole Board costs orders (Gourlay v Parole Board)
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Article summary

Corporate Crime analysis: The Supreme Court has refused to interfere with a High Court decision not to make a costs order against the respondent Parole Board after it adopted a neutral stance in judicial review proceedings which held that its decision not to recommend the appellant prisoner’s transfer to open prison conditions had been unlawful. Simon Creighton, consultant, at Bhatt Murphy Solicitors, examines the judgment. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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