21st Jan 2015


Peter Knox QC lead Robert Strang representing the Appellants in this case which was heard in the Privy Council.

Municipal police officers brought a constitutional motion against the state in relation to its failure to make regulations regarding the governance of municipal police. The Privy Council held that they were entitled to a declaration that the state’s failure was a breach of their constitutional rights, and to damages for breach of those rights. The Privy Council gave guidance on the award of constitutional damages.

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