Judgments

Civil Jurisdiction

On this page you will find a selection of judgments from the civil jurisdiction of our courts in chronological order, with the most recent at the top.  Each judgment has some key words to assist with searches. 

A Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2022]

Supreme Court

Appeal from Tax Appeal Tribunal - Ring Fenced Trade - Double Taxation Agreement

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A Limited v Commissioner of Taxation [2022]
Created: Thursday, 17 February 2022 10:08 | Changed: Thursday, 17 February 2022 10:08 | Size: 356.45 KB

 

R (on the application of Fowler) v (1) The Principal Immigration Offiver and (2) His Excellency the Governor of the Falkland Islands [2021]

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R (on the application of Coleman) v (1) The Principal Immigration Offiver and (2) His Excellency the Governor of the Falkland Islands [2021]

Supreme Court

Judicial Review - Immigration Ordinance - Work Permits

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R (Coleman) & R (Fowler) v (1) Principal Immigration Officer & (2) His Excellency the Governor of the Falkland Islands [2021]
Created: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:26 | Changed: Thursday, 03 June 2021 08:26 | Size: 418.56 KB

 

Fry v Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [2020]

Magistrate's Court

Civil Appeal - Quarantine Restrictions - Public Health

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Fry v Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [2020]
Created: Monday, 30 November 2020 13:47 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:35 | Size: 52.81 KB

 

R (on the application of Fowler) v (1) Director of Emergency Services and Islands Security for the Falkland Islands and (2) The Governor In Council [2020]

Supreme Court

Judicial Review - Immigration Ordinance - Work Permits - Interim Relief

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R (on the application of Fowler) v (1) D.E.S.I.S.F.I & (2) The Governor in Council
Created: Wednesday, 16 December 2020 08:10 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:15 | Size: 210.22 KB

 

R (on the application of SGF Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia & The South Sandwich Islands [2018]

Supreme Court

Judicial Review - Fishing Licence - Application to Set Aside Leave

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R (on the application of SGF Ltd) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands [2018]
Created: Monday, 22 October 2018 14:38 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:29 | Size: 187.62 KB

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government Of The Falkland Islands [2018]

Court of Appeal

Exploration Licence - Construction of Licence - Whether Licence Is Public Law Instrument

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government Of The Falkland Islands [2018]

Court of Appeal

Costs - Issues On Appeal - Whether Unsuccessful Party Entitled To Costs In Respect Of Secondary Arguments Raised

 

 

Commissioner of Taxation v A [2017]

Supreme Court

Income Taxation - 'Ordinarily Resident' For The Purposes Of Taxation - Exercise Of Commissioner's Discretion As To Absences From The Jurisdiction

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Commissioner of Taxation v A [2017]
Created: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 11:02 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:27 | Size: 142.28 KB

 

Geophysical Service Incorporated v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government Of The Falkland Islands [2016]

Supreme Court

Exploration Licence - Construction Of Licence - Whether Licence Is A Public Law Instrument

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Geophysical Service Incorporated (a company incorporated in Canada) v Her Majesty in Right of Her Government of the Falkland Islands [2016]
Created: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 13:41 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:44 | Size: 467.87 KB

 

(1) McKay & (2) Turner v Chief Of Police [2015]

 Magistrate's Court

Firearms Licensing - Appeal Against Revocation Or Refusal To Grant Or Renew A Licence - Appeal Procedure

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McKay & Turner v Chief of Police [2015]
Created: Friday, 21 August 2015 10:09 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:53 | Size: 272.73 KB

 

Re A & B [2013]

Supreme Court

Family Law - Wardship

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Re A and B (Wardship and Supervision Order) [2013]
Created: Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:20 | Changed: Monday, 24 May 2021 13:20 | Size: 171.54 KB

 

Re A & B [2013]

Supreme Court

Family Law - Publication of Judgments - Public Interest In Publication

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Re A and B (Judgment on Publication) [2013]
Created: Wednesday, 18 September 2013 15:24 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:11 | Size: 150.98 KB

 

Royal Falkland Islands Police v Freeman [2012]

Magistrate's Court

Dogs - Order For Dog To Be Kept Under Control - Prerequisite To Making Of Order That Dog Is At That Time Not Being Kept Under Proper Control

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Royal Falkland Islands Police v Freeman [2012]
Created: Tuesday, 12 July 2016 15:44 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:14 | Size: 135.17 KB

 

R (on the application of Quark Fishing Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwhich Islands [2012]

Supreme Court

Fisheries - Licences - Whether Applicant Has Legitimate Expection That Criteria For Grant Would Not Be Altered Without Prior Consultation

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R (on the application of Quark Fishing Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of SGSSI [2012]
Created: Friday, 20 September 2013 14:31 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:27 | Size: 81.59 KB

 

R (on the application of Copemar SA & Beauchene Fishing Company Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwhich Islands [2011]

Supreme Court

Costs - Indemnity Costs - No Award Where Paying Party Not On Notice Of Application

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R (on the application of Copemar S.A and the Beauchene Fishing Company Limited) v The Director of Fisheries of the Government of SGSSI [2011]
Created: Friday, 20 September 2013 14:28 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:07 | Size: 27.66 KB

 

South Atlantic Marine Services Limited v The Director Of Fisheries Of The Falkland Islands [2007]

Supreme Court

Fisheries - Fisheries Disputes Commission - Whether Commission Has Jurisdiction To Review Percentage Quota Allocation

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South Atlantic Marine Services Limited v The Director of Fisheries of the Falkland Islands [2007]
Created: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 16:01 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:17 | Size: 142.34 KB

 

R (on the application of Isla Alegranza SA) v The Director of Fisheries of The Government of South Georgia and the South Sandwhich Islands [2006]

Supreme Court

Fisheries - Licences - Lawfulness Of Allocation Policy Based On Rewarding States Supportive Of United Kingdom's Policy Objectives

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R (on the application of Isla Alegranza) v Director of Fisheries for Government of SGSSI [2006]
Created: Monday, 22 June 2015 15:14 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:17 | Size: 553.17 KB

 

R (on the application of Bingham) v Her Majesty's Attorney General For The Falkland Islands [2003]

Supreme Court

Falkland Islands Status - Freedom Of Expression - Constitutional Requirement For Freedom Of Expression To Be Respected In Determining Application For Falkland Islands Status;

The Governor - Constitutional Convention - Governor Not Required To Act In Accordance With Advice Of Executive Council

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R (on the application of Bingham) v Her Majesty's Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [2003]
Created: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 15:34 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 11:19 | Size: 266.09 KB

 

Middleton v R [1999]

Supreme Court (Reference)

Employment Protection - Exclusion Of Public Servants From Pursuing Claims Under Employment Protection Ordinance - Whether Exclusion Compatible With Constitution

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Middleton v R [1999]
Created: Monday, 13 July 2015 14:30 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:56 | Size: 573.22 KB

 

Steen v Anderson, Clingham & Attorney General [1995]

Supreme Court

Tort - Fatal Accident - Damages

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Steen v Anderson, Clingham and the Attorney General for the Falkland Islands [1995]
Created: Tuesday, 24 July 2018 16:02 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:17 | Size: 191.46 KB

 

Teal Inlet Limited and Trustees & Members of the Falkland Islands Angling Club v Executors of the Estate of Adrian Henry Frederick Newman[1992]

Supreme Court

Land Law - Easements - Riparian Ownerership

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Teal Inlet Ltd & Trustees & Members of the FI Angling Club v Summers (as Executrix of the estate of Newman, Deceased) [1992]
Created: Wednesday, 05 August 2015 14:00 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 16:18 | Size: 293.71 KB

 

Falkland Islands Comapny v R [1864]

Judical Committee Of the Privy Council

Wild animals - Right to capture - Grant from Crown

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Falkland Islands Company v R [1864]
Created: Monday, 22 June 2015 15:10 | Changed: Thursday, 27 May 2021 10:31 | Size: 369.82 KB