Litigation Recent Decisions 04/07/95

Joyce v Liverpool City Council: Wynne v the same (1995). (CA (Sir Thomas Bingham MR, Hirst LJ, Aldous LJ) 28/4/95).

Summary: District judge's powers to resolve a small claim referred for arbitration under County Court Rules 1981 O.19.

Appeals from the confirmation of decisions of district judges that appellants' claims against their landlords for specific performance and damages under s.11 Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 could be determined by the district judge exercising his small claims arbitration jurisdiction and should have been referred to that court.