Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs v. Downs

[2009] EWCA Civ 664
September 16, 2004
Final judgment
United Kingdom, London

Government or State Assessment Agencies
Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Individual
Michael Fordham, Emma Dixon

Administrative
Other
Reverse order from 12/15/2018 stating that DEFRA had not acted in compliance with EU Directive 91/414 when placing pesticides on the market.
Supreme Court of Judicature of London, United Kingdom
Appellate (Appeal) Court

July 7, 2009
Negative
The appeal is granted against Georgina Downs ([2008] EWHC 2666 (Admin)).
National law

DEFRA files an appeal against a decision that the Secretary of State had erred in his approach to applying Council Directive (EEC) 91-414, which concerned the placing of pesticides on the market, into domestic law.