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Essential Cases: Public Law

Essential Cases: Public Law (2nd edn)

Thomas E. Webb
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date: 25 September 2021

Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223, Court of Appeallocked

Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223, Court of Appeallocked

  • Thomas E. WebbThomas E. WebbLecturer in Law, Lancaster University

Abstract

Essential Cases: Public Law provides a bridge between course textbooks and key case judgments. This case document summarizes the facts and decision in Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223, Court of Appeal. This case note considers the concept of unreasonableness as articulated in Wednesbury, and reflects on its relationship to that of proportionality. The document also includes supporting commentary from author Thomas Webb.

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