DISCLOSURE 4TH EDITION ( IN GOOD CONDITION )

RM500.00

Disclosure provides an authoritative and detailed analysis of the law relating to the process by which parties to an action disclose to each other all documents relating to the action.

It examines both substantive law and procedure, discussing the “who, what, how and when” of disclosure obligations and explaining the implications of non-compliance.

NEW TO THE 4TH EDITION:

  • Updated to include the Civil Procedure Amendment Rules 2010
  • Includes the latest developments in case law (mainly UK but also Commonwealth, Ireland and Channel Islands)
  • Offers amended forms and precedents in line with key changes in the law
  • Discusses key areas of change: electronic disclosure, time of disclosure, Norwich Pharmacal and other pre-action disclosure

KEY FEATURES:

  • Sets disclosure in context and examines its nature and purpose
  • Covers both documentary and non-documentary disclosure
  • Considers the timing when disclosure should be made
  • Examines the granting of Norwich Pharmacal relief and other forms of pre-action disclosure
  • Looks at what must be disclosed and how
  • Considers who must give disclosure, including special cases, non-parties and parties joined to an action for the purposes of disclosure
  • Covers electronic disclosure and the court guidance on this
  • Examines the possible objections to disclosure
  • Looks at the inspection of documents and the potential objections to this
  • Considers the issue of privilege and the waiver of it
  • Examines the consequences of a failure to comply with the requirement of disclosure
  • Looks at information requests, witness statements and expert reports
  • Covers disclosure in a wide range of Courts and Tribunals
  • Examines how the Human Rights Act 1998 has impacted on Disclosure
  • Remains a key text internationally with material relevant to the Commonwealth, Ireland and the Channel Islands
  • Includes the relevant extracts from the CPR together with related Practice Directions and Forms

Contents:1. Introduction 2. Time of Disclosure 3. Norwich Pharmacal and Other Pre-action Disclosure 4. People Who Must Give Disclosure 5. What Must Be Disclosed 6. Means of Disclosure 7. Electronic Disclosure 8. Objections of Disclosure 9. Inspection of Documents 10. Production by Non-parties 11. Objection to Inspection 12. Loss of Privilege 13. Failure to Comply with Disclosure Obligation 14. Solicitor’s Obligations 15. Collateral Use of Documents 16. Information Requests 17. Other Disclosure of Facts 18. Experts’ Reports 19. Real Evidence 20. Disclosure in Other Courts and Tribunals 21. The Impact of the Human Rights Act 1998Appendix 1: Statutory MaterialAppendix 2: Rules of Court and Practice DirectionsAppendix 3: Forms and Precedents.

Description

Authors : Paul Matthews, Hodge M. Malek
Published: February 2012
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
ISBN : 9780414047792

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