oa Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa - Gouriet v Union of Post Office Workers: the short life of an English actio popularis
|Article Title||Gouriet v Union of Post Office Workers: the short life of an English actio popularis|
|© Publisher:||Institute of Foreign and Comparative Law|
|Journal||Comparative and International Law Journal of Southern Africa|
|Publication Date||Mar 1978|
|Pages||47 - 56|
|Keyword(s)||Boycott, British trade unionists, British Union of Post Office Workers, Gouriet v Union of Post Office Workers, Legal standing, Racial policies and South Africa|
When the legality of a proposed boycott of South African mail by British trade unionists was challenged in the English Courts, the Court of Appeal at the House of Lords differed sharply on the question of whether an ordinary member of the public has the locus standi to bring a public action, in casu to utilise civil remedies to deter a crime being committed which would have widespread effect.
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