Day 270 - 28 Jun 96 - Page 02

     1                                           Friday, 28th June, 1996
     3   MR. MORRIS:  Can I just say before we start, before we call our
     4        witness, we have a copy of the relevant documents.  The
     5        first one, typewritten, is a notice of intention to apply
     6        for leave to issue third party proceedings against three of
     7        the inquiry agents hired by McDonald's to cojoin them as
     8        defendants in the action, and this is following the Court
     9        of Appeal judgment yesterday on related matters.  We are
    10        not going to make the application today.  We are going to
    11        make a full application at an appropriate time when we have
    12        full advice.  I do not know if you want to read it now.
    14   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  I will read it during the midday
    15        adjournment.  I will obviously hear anything you want to
    16        say, but I do not want you to have any confidence that I am
    17        going to allow any parties to enter this trial at this
    18        stage of the matter.
    20   MR. MORRIS:  Right.  The second document is a statement about
    21        publication by the Plaintiffs of the leaflet complained of
    22        yesterday outside the Court of Appeal.  Mrs. Brinley-Codd
    23        handed a copy of the fact sheet for the public.
    25   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Yes, let me just read it.  I will put that
    26        with your statement.
    28        Now the appeal has been heard, I must, sooner rather than
    29        later, have a copy of the amended or reamended Statement of
    30        Claim and the amended Defence, because all I still have are
    31        the drafts which were put before me when the matter was
    32        argued, and each party is responsible for its own
    33        pleadings, so far as that is concerned.  But what I propose
    34        to do is put them in an appropriate divider of the abstract
    35        of pleadings.  There is no need to have word processed up
    36        the whole pleading.  All I need is the form of your
    37        amendment and the form of Mr. Rampton's reamendment in the
    38        terms in which I gave leave to amend and reamend.
    40   MR. RAMPTON:  My Lord, we will have those, so far as we are
    41        concerned, with your Lordship by Monday, if that is all
    42        right.
    44   MS. STEEL:  I actually did a copy of ours before for the order.
    46   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Yes, very well.  If you could have a copy
    47        made for me and what I suggest is not only should I have a
    48        copy but the opposing party should be given a copy just to
    49        check it is in the right form.  Yes?
    51   MS. STEEL:  If we call our witness, Frances Tiller. 
    53   MR. JUSTICE BELL:  Yes, Mrs. Tiller.
    55                       FRANCES MAUREEN TILLER, affirmed
    56                        Examined by THE DEFENDANTS
    58   MS. STEEL:  If you could give us your full name, please?
    59        A.  Frances Maureen Tiller.

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