A case in 1926
- A teacher dismissed for having red hair.
o That is irrational.
o Short v Poole
The Wednesbury unreasonableness referred to is the test set out by Lord Greene MR
in Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wedn
Congreve v Home Of-ice
- Threat to revoke TV license unless a fee was paid was an improper use of
discretion to revoke TV licenses.
- Applicant bought TV license for 12 pounds even though the minister had
PLAIR W8L1 4.11.2014
Article 11 ECHR
- Right to freedom of peaceful assembly, and freedom of association
o Restriction must be prescribed by law, and necessary in a
- We were free to do an
(week 11, beginning 24 November 2014)
Ewing and Dale-Risk, ch.9, pp. 395-409, and pp. 290-310.
Various events take place in Scotland to
PLAIR Tutorial 3
The Human Rights Act 1998 seeks to preserve both Parliaments sovereignty and the
separation of powers between Parliament and the judiciary. As such, it fails to provide an
absolute protection of rights and freedoms.
PLAIR Tutorial 4
(week 9, beginning 10 November 2014)
Ewing and Dale-Risk, Chapter 4 and pp. 510-524, 539-547.
1. Kirsty and Mhairi are walking down Princes street when Police Officers Johnson and
Weinberg approach. Johnson