Pecuniary Remedies in UK Law

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Leading Cases
  • Perestrello e Companhia Limitada v United Paint Company Ltd
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 December 1968

    Accordingly, if a plaintiff has suffered damage of a kind which is not the necessary and immediate consequence of the wrongful act, he must warn the defendant in the pleadings that the compensation claimed will extend to this damage, thus showing the defendant the case he has to meet and assisting him in computing a payment into court.

  • IM Properties Plc v Cape & Dalgleish (A Firm)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 20 May 1998

    The outcome was that the only claim which they made and which they were entitled to make in the action was for their unrecovered loss. The question then arose of the award of interest under s.35A of the Supreme Court Act 1981. But it is not necessary to express any view whether the references to payment in that section are to be confined to payments made by the relevant opposite party against whom judgment has been obtained.

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  • Arbitration (International Investment Disputes) Act 1966
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1966
    ......the other provisions of this Act. . (3) Where any pecuniary obligation imposed by the award. is expressed in a currency other than the ... may require the exhaustion of local administrative or judicial remedies as a condition of its consent to arbitration under this Convention. ......
  • Copyright Act 1956
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1956
    ...... III . Remedies for Infringements of Copyright Part III . Remedies for Infringements of any damages or to any other pecuniary remedy (except costs). if it is proved or admitted that, at the time of ......
  • Joint Stock Banks (Scotland and Ireland) Act 1846
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1846
    ...... up of the Affairs of Joint Stock Companies unable to meet their pecuniary Engagements. . S-II. Nothing in this Act to preclude Creditors in Scotland from Remedies, &c. competent to them before the passing thereof.II Nothing in this Act ......
  • Slave Trade Act 1811
    • UK Non-devolved
    • January 01, 1811
    ...... for any Offence against the said Acts, or either of them, or the Remedies thereby given for the Recovery thereof, or in respect of any pecuniary ......
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Books & Journal Articles
  • Bringing Effective Remedies Home: The Inter-American Human Rights System, Reparations, and the Duty of Prevention
    • Nbr. 22-3, September 2004
    • Netherlands Quarterly of Human Rights
    This article explores how the Inter-American Court of Human Rights applies pecuniary and non-pecuniary reparations judgments in an effort to compel States to comply with the duty of prevention and ...
    ......L APLANTE * Abstract This article explores how the Inter-American Court of Human Rights applies pecuniary and non-pecuniary reparations judgments in an effort to compel States to comply with the duty of prevention and non-repetition as embodied in Article ......
  • Provision of Remedies for Violation of Economic, Social and Cultural Rights: A Comparative Study of the United Nations, Inter-American and African Human Rights Systems
    • Nbr. , May 2020
    • African Journal of International and Comparative Law
    • 298-318
    ......In this context, harm is not confined to physical or pecuniary damage suffered by a person, human rights law also recognises dignitary harm, which is moral in nature. The third condition dictates the existence of ......
  • Thoughts on a British Conseil d'Etat
    • Nbr. 45-1, March 1967
    • Public Administration
    ...... So long as legal remedies against public authorities in this country remain open to ... courts will scarcely touch, plus perhaps a system of pecuniary remedies of a distinctively public law provenance to supplement ......
  • Police Complaints and Criminal Prosecutions
    • Nbr. 64-3, May 2001
    • The Modern Law Review
    The police complaints process is the sole means by which criminal proceedings are initiated against police officers after allegations by members of the public that they were the victim of an offenc...
    ......It is difficult to conceive how remedies commensurate with the seriousness of the wrongdoing can ultimately ... misconduct may have little realistic prospect of other than pecuniary redress. From the standpoint of the prevention of ill-treatment of ......
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Law Firm Commentaries
  • Clyde Procure Alert: Too Good To Be True? 'Free' Contracts And Public Procurement
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... directives, define a public contract as "contracts for pecuniary interest concluded in writing between one or more economic operators and ... amount to an illegal direct award, vulnerable to a range of legal remedies. The content of this article is intended to provide a general guide to ......
  • UK Residents Can Sue Google Inc In England For Misuse Of Private Information
    • Mondaq UK
    ...... be broader implications from its conclusions, for example as to remedies, limitation and vicarious liability and such points will need to be ... "damage" and found that it does not distinguish between pecuniary and non-pecuniary damage. There was no linguistic reason to interpret the ......
  • Landmark Decision In Vidal-Hall v Google Inc
    • Mondaq UK
    ......The implications this will have as to remedies, limitation periods and vicarious liability will be considered as and when ... section 13(2) of the DPA, which limits the right to non-pecuniary damages, on the grounds that this conflicts with the rights granted in ......
  • UK Court of Appeal Establishes Data Protection Rights in Privacy Case
    • LexBlog United Kingdom
    A recent English Court of Appeal judgment could significantly broaden the circumstances in which data protection litigation can be brought – and damages can be awarded – under English law. Backgrou...
    ...... of a claim for misuse of private information; whether pecuniary loss is an essential element in order to bring a claim for damages under ... as a tort may have broader implications, such as in relation to remedies (under which damages would no longer be discretionary), limitation periods ......
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