R (CC) -v- Calderdale Council (anonymity order)

Administrative CourtHigh CourtKing's Bench DivisionAnonymity Order

Case Number: AC-2024-LDS-000018

In the High Court of Justice
King’s Bench Division
Administrative Court

16 January 2024

Her Honour Judge Belcher

In the matter of an application for judicial review

The King on the application of
CC (by her litigation friend HC)
Calderdale Council

Anonymity Order

Upon the Claimant’s application for anonymity orders

Following consideration of the documents lodged by the Claimant

ORDER by Her Honour Judge Belcher sitting as a Judge of the High Court

  1. The Claimant’s application for anonymity for herself and for her litigation friend is granted.
  2. Pursuant to CPR rule 39.2(4) there shall not be disclosed in any report of the proceedings the name or address of the Claimant, or the Interested Parties or any details leading to their identification. If referred to, they shall be referred to only by the initials assigned to each above.
  3. Pursuant to CPR rule 5.4C(4)(c), a person who is not a party to the proceedings may obtain a copy of a statement of case, judgment or order from the court records only if the statement of case, judgment or order has been anonymised such that: (a) the Claimant is referred to in those documents only by the letters ‘CC’, and the litigation friend is referred to only by the letters ‘HC’ and (b) any reference to their names has been deleted from those documents. All references to their home address shall also be removed.
  4. The Court will anonymise court created documents (Court Orders and Judgments). The Claimant shall provide a copy of the permission bundle duly anonymised and with the home address removed, to be provided within 14 days.
  5. Subject to paragraph 6 of this Order, any application by a non party under CPR rule 5.4C to obtain documents other that the claim form or a judgment or order given in public, is to be made on at least 14 days notice to the parties.
  6. Any person has liberty to apply in writing on notice to the parties to abridge the time for notice in paragraph 5 above.