Past Consideration in UK Law

  • R v Lambert
    • House of Lords
    • 05 Jul 2001
    ...... commendable, are to be enforceable in national courts in respect of past events. The question is whether the Act has provided for rights to be .... . 10 After a fuller consideration of this point than that which took place in R v DPP, Ex p Kebilene ......
  • HH v Deputy Prosecutor of the Italian Republic, Genoa
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 Jun 2012
    ...... the extraditee's family might well be a particularly cogent consideration. If extradition for an offence of no great gravity were sought in relation ...But sometimes the parents' past criminality may say nothing at all about their capacity to bring up their ......
  • Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London Borough Council [QBD (Comm)]
    • House of Lords
    • 07 Jun 1996
    ...... to both parties, was ultra vires the Council and so void, no consideration having been given for the making of the payment. The decision by the ... country are nowadays much more sympathetic than they have been in the past towards the need to develop a coherent law of restitution, and of ......
  • Watt (or Thomas) v Thomas
    • House of Lords
    • 25 Mar 1947
    ...... affected by the nature and circumstances of the case under consideration. . . 5 What I have said applies to appeals from a judge sitting ... such an action to succeed in Scotland it was not enough to rely on past acts of cruelty, for judicial separation was "considered as belonging to ......
  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Doody ; R v Same, ex parte Pierson ; R v Same, ex parte Smart ; R v Same, ex parte Pegg
    • House of Lords
    • 24 Jun 1993
    ......I will call this the "risk element". . . 10 In the past there was no need for the sentencer to give separate attention to these ... setting a date for release and setting a date of the first consideration of release. Throughout this period trial judges continued to write ......
  • Cavendish Square Holding BV v Talal El Makdessi; ParkingEye Ltd v Beavis
    • Supreme Court
    • 04 Nov 2015
    ...... four tests "which, if applicable to the case under consideration, may prove helpful, or even conclusive" (p 87). They were (a) that the ... or all of the goodwill built up by the Defaulting Shareholder in the past, that will presumably be due to the efforts of others. . . 82 ......
  • Wilson v First County Trust Ltd (No 2)
    • House of Lords
    • 10 Jul 2003
    ...... I do not think they assist either way on the point now under consideration. They are neutral. . . 12 The Act prescribes two principal ... is presumed not to have intended to alter the law applicable to past events and transactions in a manner which is unfair to those concerned in ......
  • Pepper (Inspector of Taxes) v Hart
    • House of Lords
    • 26 Nov 1992
    ...... and I agree with my noble and learned friend's more detailed consideration of that matter. . . 8 The principal difficulty I have on this ... the fruitless expense and labour which has been prayed in aid in the past as one of the reasons justifying its maintenance. But so long as the three ......
  • Barratt v Ansell (t/a as Woolf Seddon); Arthur JS Hall & Company v Simons
    • House of Lords
    • 20 Jul 2000
    ...... in the Hunter case, is an important aspect of any re-consideration of the immunity of advocates. It will be necessary to examine the two ... 70 It will therefore be much more difficult than it has been in the past to obtain legal help for negligence actions which have little prospect of ......
  • HJ (Iran) v Secretary of State for the Home Department; HT (Cameroon) v Same
    • Supreme Court
    • 07 Jul 2010
    ......This requires consideration of the fact that homosexuals living in a stable relationship will wish, as ... at risk of persecution because he is suspected of being gay, if his past history shows that this is in fact the case. (b) The next stage is to ......
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