Friday, 16 October 2009

Your 'Cut-out and Keep' Super Injunction


For the benefit of those who can only dream of being important enough to be 'super-injuncted' by Carter-Ruck, and who long to impress their friends, here is your very own 'super-injunction'.

Cut along the dotted line and fill in the details as appropriate - but don't tell anyone about it.

Between:

1) *** and (1) **********

Order

Penal notice

If you the respondents disobey this order you may be held to be in contempt of court and you and / or your directors may be imprisoned, fined or have your assets seized.

Any person who knows of this order and disobeys this order or does anything which helps or permits any person to whom this order applies to breach the terms of this order may be held to be in contempt of court and may be imprisoned, fined or have their assets seized.

Notice to anyone notified of this order

You should read the terms of the Order and Guidance notes very carefully. You are advised to consult a solicitor as soon as possible. This order prohibits you from doing the acts set out on Paragraphs X and Y and obliges you to do the acts set out in Paragraph Z. You have the right to ask the Court to vary or discharge the Order. If you disobey this Order you may be found guilty of contempt of court and you may be sent to prison or fined or your assets may be seized.

And upon the first respondent / defendant undertaking that:

Until [a date] or other order, the first respondent will not use and will not publish or communicate or disclose to any other person (other than (1) by way of disclosure to legal advisers instructed in relation to these proceedings for the purpose of obtaining legal advice in relation to these proceedings (2) otherwise for the purpose of these proceedings or (3) for the purpose of carring this Order into effect):

all or any part of [the forbidden information] or any information derived solely from any of [the forbidden information]; and must not cause or authorise any other person, firm or company to do any of those acts.

The court ordered as follows:

This is an injunction with other orders as set out below made against the Intended Defendants (the Respondents)

Anonymity of the applicant
Upon it appearing to the court (1) that the action is one likely to attract publicity, (2) that publicity revealing the identity of the applicants is likely unfairly to damage the interests of the applicants and (3) that accordingly publication of details revealing the applicant’s identity ought to be prohibited And pursuant to the Contempt of COurt Act 1981, section 11, the CPR Rules 5.4 and 39.2(4) and the inherent jurisdiction of the court until (Date) or other order:

(a) The application hearing to which this order relates was held in private and the publication of all information relating to these proceedings or of information describing them or the intended claim is expressly prohibited.

(b) There may be substituted for all purposes in this action in place of references to the applicants by name and whether orally or in writing, references to this letters ***.

(c) To the extent necessary to conceal the identity of the applicants, any other references, whether to persons or to places or otherwise, be adjusted appropriately, with leave to the parties to apply in default of agreement as to the matter of such adjustment.

Access to documents on court file

Pursuant to CPR 5.4(7) the court file will be sealed and no copies of the court file will be provided to a non party without further order from the court. Any non party seeking access to or copies of the documentation must make an application to the court, proper notice of which must be given to the applicants’ solicitors.

Injunction

Until [a date] or other order, the first respondent must not use and must not publish or communicate or disclose to any other person (other than (1) by way of disclosure to legal advisers instructed in relation to these proceedings for the purpose of obtaining legal advice in relation to these proceedings (2) otherwise for the purpose of these proceedings or (3) for the purpose of carring this Order into effect):

(1) the information that that the applicants have obtained an injunction and/or (2) the existence of these proceedings and/or (3) the applicants’ interest in these proceedings; and must not cause or authorise any other person, firm or company to do any of those acts.

Parties other than the applicant and the respondent

It is a contempt of court for any person notified of this order knowingly to assist in or permit a breach of this order. Any person doing so may be imprisoned, fined or have their assets seized.


++Update:++ Today's move by Carter-Ruck, with grateful thanks to a co-conspirator who has access to all the correspondance!



3 comments:

Guthrum said...

Utter Bastards

Pete said...

They're at it again!

http://www.guardian.co.uk/uk/2009/oct/15/carter-ruck-trafigura-parliament-injunction

Anonymous said...

The cunts never give up do they? Complaint to the Law Society?

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