Places available: Current issues in public law, Third Thursday lecture 19th May
17 May 2011
Gerry Moynihan QC - Judicial review and the Upper Tribunal
Anna Poole - Recent legislative competence challenges
Chaired by Mark Lindsay
Time: Coffee from 4.15pm. Talks from 4.30 to 5.30 followed by drinks
Venue: Mackenzie Building, Old Assembly Close, High Street, Edinburgh
Consideration of the scope of Judicial Review
Gerry Moynihan QC will consider the implications of Eba v Advocate General and Walumba Lumba v Secretary of State for the Home Department and other recent decisions on the future scope of judicial review and the possible need for a leave requirement in Scotland.
Issues in legislative competence challenges
Scottish legislation has been the target of numerous legal challenges since the coming into force of the Scotland Act 1998. Anna Poole, who is First Standing Junior Counsel to the Scottish Government, has acted in a number of these cases. In this talk, she will speak about common issues arising in legislative competence challenges, including use of Parliamentary materials, interpretative principles, proportionality, and remedies.
To reserve your place, please contact Cheryl.firstname.lastname@example.org
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