Legal cases

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I write to ask for information under the freedom of information act.

1. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state:
- the number of legal disputes between your department and other central government departments and non-departmental government bodies.

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

2. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please supply the number of legal disputes between yours department and a UK local council (including district, county, borough, unitary, parish).

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department.

3.For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year to 18.10.18 please state the number of legal disputes between your department and a regional mayoral department.

For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status (resolved or ongoing)
-Total time period of the dispute from bringing of proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your department

Yours faithfully,

Louis Goddard

Arts Council FOI, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

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Our Ref: FOI/254
 
 
 
Dear Mr Goddard
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information on Arts Council legal cases.
 
I am dealing with your request under the terms of the above legislation.
 
The leaflet attached tells you about the legislation and the procedures I
will follow in handling your request.
 
In some circumstances a fee may be payable but if that is that is the case
I will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.
 
If you have any queries about this email, please feel free to contact me.
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.
 
Regards
 
 
M Lynch
Operations Officer
 
 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
BT28 3AJ
 
Tel:  028 92623528
 
 

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Lynch, Maria, Arts Council of Northern Ireland

Our Ref: FOI/254
 
 
 
Dear Mr Goddard
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
I am writing to confirm that the Arts Council of Northern Ireland has now
completed its search for information in relation to the Arts Council legal
cases.
 
Further to your request, I would advise the following:
 
1. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year
to 18.10.18 please state:
- the number of legal disputes between your department and other central
government departments and non-departmental government bodies.
For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status
(resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of
proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your
department
 
There have been no legal disputes between the Arts Council of Northern
Ireland (ACNI) and other central government departments and
non-departmental government bodies in the last 10 financial years, up to
and including 18.10.18.
 
 
2. For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year
to 18.10.18 please supply the number of legal disputes between yours
department and a UK local council (including district, county, borough,
unitary, parish).
For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute with current status
(resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of
proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your
department.
 
There have been no legal disputes between ACNI and any UK local council
(including district, county, borough, unitary, parish) in the last 10
financial years, up to and including 18.10.18.
 
 
3.For each of the last 10 financial years, and the current financial year
to 18.10.18 please state the number of legal disputes between your
department and a regional mayoral department.
For each, please provide
-A list of the court cases related to the dispute, with current status
(resolved or ongoing) -Total time period of the dispute from bringing of
proceedings until conclusion.
-Total cost in legal fees and related administration costs to your
department
 
There have been no legal disputes between ACNI and a regional mayoral
department in the last 10 financial years, up to and including 18.10.18.
 
If you have any queries about this response please contact me at 028
92623528 in the first instance.  You have the right to request a formal
review by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and if you wish to do so,
please write to me at the address below.  
 
If after such an internal review you are still unhappy with the response,
you have the right to appeal to the information Commissioner at 51
Adelaide Street, Belfast, BT2 8FE, who will undertake an independent
review.
  
Yours sincerely
 
M Lynch
Operations Officer
 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1, The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
 
Tel:  028 92623528
 
 
 
 
 
 
_____________________________________________
From: Arts Council FOI
Sent: 19 October 2018 11:54
To: 'Louis Goddard' <[FOI #527421 email]>
Subject: FOI.254: Acknowledgement - Legal cases
 
 
Our Ref: FOI/254
 
 
 
Dear Mr Goddard
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000
 
Thank you for your request for information on Arts Council legal cases.
 
I am dealing with your request under the terms of the above legislation.
 
The leaflet attached tells you about the legislation and the procedures I
will follow in handling your request.
 
In some circumstances a fee may be payable but if that is that is the case
I will let you know the likely charges before proceeding.
 
If you have any queries about this email, please feel free to contact me.
Please remember to quote the reference number above in any future
communications.
 
Regards
 
 
M Lynch
Operations Officer
 
 
Arts Council of Northern Ireland
1 The Sidings
Antrim Road
LISBURN
BT28 3AJ
 
Tel:  028 92623528
 
 

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