What is the test for Leave to the Court of Appeal?

Actually, it is still open. Other than one dictum, s. 68(1)(a) seems open to different interpretations. So what should that test be?

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When is the ‘Threshold Quantum’ in s.68(1)(a) CJA, to be determined?

Is it the time a claim is filed? Or after judgement? Eventually, the courts decided that the relevant quantum is at it was at the time its filing. Note that there is nothing logical about either of these positions.

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How should the Constitution be interpreted?

Suppose you are not a lawyer. How should you interpret your constitution? Are there any tools available to do that? Read on...

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What is the role of the monarchy in a modern democracy?

A blogger once wrote that the monarch could appoint his gardener as prime minister. Was he right? This minor question begets larger ones.

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Is there a Higher Law than the Constitution?

Is the written constitution subject to another, higher, principle? A higher law? It is. Read on.

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