oa De Rebus - Recent English cases
|Article Title||Recent English cases|
|© Publisher:||Law Society of South Africa|
|Affiliations||1 Rand Afrikaans University|
|Publication Date||Nov 1984|
|Pages||550 - 553|
|Keyword(s)||Causation, Defence of automatism, Illegal immigrants, Legitimate expectation, Manslaughter, Medical evidence, Novus actus interveniens, Opinion of experts, Parliamentary privilege, Public authority, Recklessness and Right to be heard|
The famous case of Ridge v Baldwin 1964 AC 40 set a momentum going regarding the right to be heard in administrative law, the repercussions of which are still being felt. The right to a legitimate hearing has now been extended by the Privy Council to the right to a legitimate expectation to be heard.
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