Fit and Proper in UK Law

  • McFarlane v Tayside Health Board
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Novembro 1999
    ......' interest in the financial security of their family was a legally protected interest which was invaded by Lovelace's negligent failure properly to perform Maria's sterilisation operation (if proved at the trial) and that this invasion was an injury entitling them to recover damages in the ......
  • Wilsons and Clyde Coal Company v English
    • House of Lords
    • 19 Julho 1937
    ...... master retains control, he has a duty to see that his servants do not suffer through his personal negligence, such as (1) failure to provide proper and suitable plant, if he knows, or ought to have known, of such failure, ( 2 ) failure to select fit and competent servants, (3) failure to provide ......
  • Three Rivers District Council v Governor and Company of the Bank of England (No. 3)
    • House of Lords
    • 22 Março 2001
    ......At the same time the legal appeal requires the House to consider whether properly construed the Directive of 1977 confers rights on depositors. Being the court of last resort in the United Kingdom the House may only determine the ......
  • Paponette and Others v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago
    • Privy Council
    • 13 Dezembro 2010
    ...... reliance on assurances by the minister that (i) they would not be under the control or management of the PTSC; (ii) the National Insurance Property Development Co Ltd ("NIPDEC") would provide training so that the management of City Gate would be handed over to the Association within a period of ......
  • Re A, v, M, H (Contact: Domestic Violence)
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 Junho 2000
    ......An outstanding concern of the court should be the nature and extent of the risk to the child and to the residential parent and that proper arrangements should be put in place to safeguard the child and the residential parent from risk of further physical or emotional harm. In cases where ......
  • Ghaidan v Godin-Mendoza
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Junho 2004
    ......Unless good reason exists, differences in legal treatment based on grounds such as these are properly stigmatised as discriminatory. . . 10 Unlike article 1 of the 12th Protocol, article 14 of the Convention does not confer a ......
  • R (Alconbury Developments Ltd) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Transport and the Regions
    • House of Lords
    • 09 Maio 2001
    ......Since a related question had arisen in Scotland in County Properties Ltd v The Scottish Ministers 2000 SLT 965 , the Lord Advocate has intervened in support of the application that the decision of the Divisional ......
  • Lumley v Gye
    • Court of the Queen's Bench
    • 14 Janeiro 1854
    ......observe that, as the Prussian tribunals had no question to try in connection with [119] the case, his proper duty was and could be nothing more than to take care that nothing was done in transgression or violation of the Prussian law. I also 1086 LDMLEY ......
  • Mannai Investment Company Ltd v Eagle Star Life Assurance Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 21 Maio 1997
    ......: "Notices of this kind are documents of a technical nature, technical because they are not consensual documents, but, if they are in proper form, they have of their own force without any assent by the recipient the effect of bringing the demise to an end. They must on their face and on a ......
  • Read v J. Lyons & Company Ltd
    • House of Lords
    • 18 Outubro 1946
    ......280 "it seems but reasonable and just that the neighbour, who has brought something on his own property, which was not naturally there , harmless to others so long as it is confined to his own property, but which he knows to be mischievous if it gets ......
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