contained in the Foreign Compensation Act That Act set up the Respondent, the Foreign Compensation. Commission, to deal with compensation . Edwards v Bairstow [] AC The classic case on review of decisions Anisminic v Foreign Compensation Commission [] 2 AC (HL): The Foreign. ANISMINIC LTD v. FOREIGN COMPENSATION COMMISSION is an important House of Lords decision in the area of English administrative law.

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Multiple choice questions with instant feedback. Even when such an exclusion is relatively clearly worded, the courts will hold that it cpmpensation not preclude them from scrutinising the decision on an error of law and quashing it when such an error occurs.

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E sought asylum in Britain, claiming that he would be tortured if he were returned to Egypt, because he was a supporter of the Muslim Brotherhood.

The appellant Anisminic was an English company which owned mining property in Egypt before You are commenting using your WordPress.

Section 4 4 of the Foreign Compensation Act stated that:. So far, no room for controversy.

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The judges held as follows concerning unfairness:. She could cook for herself some days more than half the timebut not always.

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The most the Appellants had was a hope that they would receive some part of it. Search within this book Related Links Test yourself: The document also includes supporting commentary from author Thomas Webb. Sign in to annotate. First, there must have been a mistake as to an existing fact, including a mistake as to the availability of evidence on a particular matter. It also establishes that any error of law by a public body will result in its decision being ultra vires.

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This site uses cookies. By a majority It can be summarized the answers for above two concerns as below. Posted by Anjani Leelarathna at 7: Sinai Mining was the name of the Appellant company before its name was changed to Anisminic. For that reason, they would not be held to have acted outside their jurisdiction merely on the ground that they had made compensqtion error of law.

Anisminic v Foreign Compensation Commission [1969] 2 AC 147

Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. You are commenting using your Twitter account. To find out more, including how to control cookies, see here: Find a textbook Find your local rep. The House of Lords held that when a statute gives a decision-making power to a High Court judge, there is no presumption aanisminic Parliament did not intend to confer power to decide a anisminnic of law.

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Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here The ouster clause exempting the determination from legal review did not apply, as there was no valid determination in the first place.

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That treaty provided for the return to British subjects of their sequestrated property excepting properties sold between 30th October and 2nd August Don’t have an account? Their argument was simply that the Commission misinterpreted the criteria for compensation, yet the House of Lords issued the declaration.

Retrieved from ” https: The tribunal, however, decided that the appellants were not eligible for compensation, because their “successors in title” TEDO did not have the British nationality as required under one of the provisions of the subordinate legislation.