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R -v- Mr. G. Darling QC

18th Oct 1991

[1992] 1 Lloyds Rep. 497

(Timothy Brenton sitting as a wreck commissioner) ex parte Swan Hunter Ship Builders Ltd. judicial review of a wreck commissioners’ decision as to costs of a public inquiry.

Practice – Costs – Judicial review – Investigation into loss of vessel Derbyshire – Wreck Commissioner ordered each party to bear its own costs – Whether Wreck Commissioner had exercised his discretion properly.