The court dismissed the application. On balance and considering the circumstances as a whole, the court was not persuaded that it was appropriate to depart from the general rule on this occasion. The Respondent's conduct fell short, to what degree is immaterial, of the necessary test. This case did not represent a blatant disregard of the processes of the Act and the Respondent's obligation to respect BP's rights under ECHR as in the Manchester case.
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