May and Butcher Limited v The King(Abridged)

Foreign Judgements

May and Butcher Limited v The King(Abridged)

May and Butcher Limited v The King: HL 1929 References: [1934] 2 KB 17, [1929] UKHL 2, [1929] All ER Rep 679   Coram: Lord Dunedin, Lord Warrington of Clyffe, Lord Buckmaster The parties entered into agreement for the sale of tentage, used in this sense to cover construction and equipments of tents acquired by

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McRae v Commonwealth Disposals Commission(FULL TEXT) Type

HIGH COURT OF AUSTRALIA. McRae v. Commonwealth Disposals Commission (27 August 1951). The following written judgments were delivered:— 51 DIXON AND FULLAGAR JJ. This is an appeal from a judgment of Webb J. in an action in which the plaintiffs claimed damages on three causes of action alleged alternatively — breach of contract, deceit and

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McRae v Commonwealth Disposals Commission

High Court of Australia McRae v Commonwealth Disposals Commission [1951] HCA 79, (1951) 84 CLR 377 Subject: Frustration McRae v Commonwealth Disposals Commission [1951] HCA 79 is an Australian contract law case, relevant for English contract law, concerning the common mistake about the possibility of performing an agreement. Facts The Commonwealth Disposals Commission sold McRae

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OBU V STRAUSS

PRIVY COUNCIL KOFI SUNKERSETTE OBU (Appellant) AND A. STRAUSS & CO. LTD. (Respondents) Present: LORD RADCLIFFE, LORD TUCKER, SIR JOHN BEAUMONT, and SIR LIONEL LEACH. ON APPEAL FROM THE WEST AFRICAN COURT OF APPEAL. Principal and agent-Agency contract – Commission- and rate left to discretion of principal – Claim for account and payment of commission

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PHILLIPS V BROOKS LTD

PHILLIPS V BROOKS LTD Citation: [1919] 2 KB 243 Coram: Horridge J A jeweller was induced to sell a ring to a rogue who presented himself as Sir George Bullough of 11 St. James’s Square. The jeweller had heard of Sir George Bullough and his check confirmed that he indeed lived in that address. he

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ROBINSON v GRAVES

SUPREME​ COURT OF JUDICATURE COURT OF APPEAL ROBINSON v. GRAVES Contract – Commission to paint Portrait – Sate of Goods – Work and Labour – Sale of Goods Act, 1893 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 71), s. 4. The defendant orally commissioned the plaintiff, an artist, to paint the portrait of a lady and promised

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ROWLAND v. DIVALL

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL ROWLAND v. DIVALL [1922. R. 2746.] Sale of Goods-Implied Condition that Vendor has a Right to Sell-Breach of- User of Goods by Buyer-Total Failure of Consideration-Recovery Back of Price. The plaintiff bought a motor car from the defendant and used it for several months. It then appeared that the defendant

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UNDERWOOD LIMITED v. BURGH CASTLE BRICK AND CEMENT SYNDICATE

COURT OF APPEAL UNDERWOOD LIMITED v. BURGH CASTLE BRICK AND CEMENT SYNDICATE. Sale of Goods-Trade Fixtures-Condensing Engine -Delivery Free on Rail -Passing of Properly-Deliverable State – Sale of Goods Act 1893 (56 & 57 Vict. c. 7 1), s. 18. By s18 of the Sale of Goods Act, 1893, unless different intention appears. Rule 1

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VARLEY V WHIPP (abridged)

VARLEY V WHIPP: QBD 1900 Citation: (1900) 1 QB 513 Coram: Channell, Bucknill JJ This was a case of sale by description. The defendant had agreed to buy a self binder reaping machine described by the seller, the plaintiff, as a new machine which had just been bought the previous year and had only been

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WAGON MOUND NO. 2

Privy Council Appeal No.7 of 1964  Overseas Tankship (U.K.) Limited – Appellant v. The Miller Steamship Co. Pty. Limited and another (and Cross-appeal consolidated) Respondents FROM THE SUPREME COURT OF NEW SOUTH WALES JUDGMENT OF THE LORDS OF THE JUDICIAL COMMITTEE OF THE PRIVY COUNCIL, DELIVERED THE 25TH MAY 1966. Present at the Hearing: LORD REID

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