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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
Plays on Computer:
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Contributor(s):
Course Aims:

This podcast is trying to teach the listener about the circumstances in which a Norwich Pharmacal order may be applied for. It also aims to inform the listener about the purpose and aims of such an order, and the circumstances in which other disclosure orders will be appropriate. Further, it aims to help guide the listener as to the circumstances in which the discretionary Norwich Pharmacal order will be granted.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand the circumstances in which a Norwich Pharmacal order may be applied for;
  • Understand the purpose of a Norwich Pharmacal order, and how it differs from other disclosure orders;
  • Be aware of other specific disclosure orders, and their various requirements;
  • Know the circumstances in which a court is likely to grant such discretionary orders.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Introduction
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Sources and References:
  • Contempt of Court Act 1981;
  • Bankers' Books Evidence Act 1879;
  • Supreme Court Act 1981;
  • County Courts Act 1984;
  • Torts (Interference with Goods) Act 1977;
  • Norwich Pharmacal Co v Customs and Excise Comrs [1974] AC 133;
  • Ashworth Hospital Authority v MGN Ltd [2001] 1 All ER 991;
  • Mercantile Group (Europe) AG v Aiyela [1994] QB 366;
  • British Steel Corp v Granada Television Ltd [1981] AC 1096;
  • X Ltd v Morgan-Grampian (Publishers) Ltd [1991] 1 AC 1;
  • Re An Inquiry under the Companies Securities (Insider Dealing) Act 1985 The Times 27 January 1988;
  • Omar v Omar [1995] 3 All ER 571;
  • Black v Sumitomo Corp [2001] EWCA Civ 1819;
  • Tudor Accumulator Co Ltd v China Mutual Steam Navigation Co Ltd [1930] WN 200;
  • CBS United Kingdom Ltd v Lambert [1983] Ch 37;
  • Murphy on Evidence.

This podcast details the workings of Norwich Pharmacal and other specific disclosure orders. It sets out the tests and procedures for applying for these orders, and gives many examples of case-law of applications for disclosure orders in practice. Further, the podcast considers the question of disclosure in the context of a journalist's sources.

Podcast added: 29/06/09

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