BOAL QUAY WHARFINGERS LTD. v. KING'S LYNN CONSERVANCY BOARD1
 1 Lloyd's Rep. 547
QUEEN'S BENCH DIVISION
Before Mr. Justice Ackner
Docks and Harbours Act, 1966 - Licence to employ dock workers - Application by registered employers of dock workers before commencement of sect. 1 - Local licensing authority's decision to issue licence for employment of 13 dock workers - Appeal to Minister - Before ministerial inquiry applicants ceased to carry on dock business and had name removed from register of dock employers - Minister subsequently informed applicants their application would be refused because they no longer intended to employ dock workers - Whether applicants entitled to compensation from conservancy board under sect. 13 (1).