could be extradited to Spain in respect of acts done while Head of State.
on ground that one of law lords that heard case was a Director and Chairman of
charitable wing of Amnesty International.
intervene in proceedings and had argued Pinochet should be extradited.
that judge was automatically disqualified from hearing matter in his own cause
was not restricted to cases where judge had pecuniary interest in outcome, but
also where judge’s decision would lead to promotion of a cause in which judge
was involved together with one of the parties.
be active, eg trustee or director.
direct financial interest shown, however small, judge automatically
automatic disqualification was applied here to Hoffman.
to avoid him being cross-examined under Gough