R v Port of London Authority, ex p Kynoch [1919]

Facts

  • It was known policy of the Port Authority to build new docks itself rather than to use contractors to do it

Issue

  • Could the decision to refuse an application by a contractor be quashed

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • As long as the authority did not shut its ears to applications, it was entitled to have a self-made policy
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