R (Beer) v Hampshire Farmers Market Ltd [2004]

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  • Created on: 20-03-20 21:09

Respondent was trout farmer - Respondent was not allowed to participate in Farmers' Markets Programme - Programme organised by Hampshire Farmers Markets Limited - Company's registered office was at appellant's offices - Company was public authority within meaning of Human Rights Act 1998, s 6 and therefore its decisions were amenable to judicial review.

H, a local authority, appealed against a decision allowing B's application for judicial review of a decision by HFM, a limited company established by H. B contended that the decision refusing him a licence to participate in farmers' markets, whereby local produce was sold to the public from sites owned by local authorities, was susceptible to judicial review. H asserted that the consensual nature of the relationship between stallholders and HFM, along with the fact that it was not performing a statutory…


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