Hello my name is Alex and I will help you with this. Please note that I am a working Solicitor and may be on and offline as I have to attend Court and meet with clients, even at weekends. As such you may not get an instant response when you reply, but rest assured I will be giving your question my immediate attention upon return You do not need to wait here as you will get an email when I reply.
Have we spoke about this before and you gave a POOR RATING?
Good luck with this then. No need to reply as it comes back to my inbox
I was going to say before you gave a POOR RATING on the other question that you could make an application NOT under the Data Protection Act or Freedom of Information Act but under CPR 31.17
This specficially deals with disclosure orders for a non party
The rule states:
(1) This rule applies where an application is made to the court under any Act for disclosure by a person who is not a party to the proceedings2.
(2) The application must be supported by evidence.
(3) The court may make an order under this rule only where–
(a) the documents of which disclosure is sought are likely to support the case of the applicant or adversely affect the case of one of the other parties to the proceedings; and
(b) disclosure is necessary in order to dispose fairly of the claim or to save costs.
(4) An order under this rule must –
(a) specify the documents or the classes of documents which the respondent must disclose; and
(b) require the respondent, when making disclosure, to specify any of those documents –
(i) which are no longer in his control; or
(ii) in respect of which he claims a right or duty to withhold inspection.
(5) Such an order may –
(a) require the respondent to indicate what has happened to any documents which are no longer in his control; and
(b) specify the time and place for disclosure and inspection.
The rule can be found at: http://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/rules/part31
That is the power under which you are seeking an Order.
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