TITLE

Court case result is hard to predict

AUTHOR(S)
Taylor, Ian
PUB. DATE
October 2009
SOURCE
Travel Weekly (UK);10/30/2009, p6
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on Travel Republic Ltd.'s trial for breach of the air travelers operating licenses (ATOL) Regulations at Stratford Magistrates Court in Stratford, London, England. At the trial Travel Republic director Kane Pirie resorted to a new paradigm' defence, telling the prosecution that they are a new business and one does not appear to understand what they do.
ACCESSION #
45496134

 

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