Disclosure in judicial review

The duties of disclosure in claims for judicial review are discussed in this note. In particular, the note covers the:

Traditional approach to disclosure in judicial review, including the duty of candour.

Approach to disclosure, following the decision in Tweed v Parades Commission for Northern Ireland [2006] UKHL 53.

Defendant's approach to disclosure.

Claimant's approach to disclosure.

Practical Law Public Sector (based on an original by Monica Carss-Frisk QC and Ben Jaffey, Blackstone Chambers). With thanks to James Maurici of Landmark Chambers who has given permission for the post-Tweed table of cases that he has prepared to be reproduced.


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