Adams v Adams

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date31 July 1970
Date31 July 1970
CourtProbate, Divorce and Admiralty Division
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  • TDI Metro Ltd v Fingal County Council
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 31 March 2000
    ...of the Attorney's functions is confirmed in - and well illustrated by - by English case of Adams v Adams (Attorney General interventing) 1971 p188." 19The only authority cited for the proposition set out in the second sentence of this extract is Moore v Attorney General (1930) IR 471.. This......
  • North East Pylon Pressure Campaign Ltd v an Bord Plean?la
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 22 August 2017
    ...has acted in the office under a general supposition of his competence to do so.” 19. It was held by Sir Jocelyn Simon P in Adams v Adams [1971] P 188 that despite the lack of modern English authority applying the doctrine, it was still part of the English common law (and had been overlooked......
  • Ukraine (Represented by the Minister of Finance of Ukraine acting upon the instructions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine) v The Law Debenture Trust Corporation P.L.C.
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 15 March 2023 In re Westinghouse Electric Corpn Uranium Contract Litigation MDL Docket No 235 (Nos 1 & 2) [1978] AC 547, 616–617, 639–640, and in Adams v Adams [1971] P 188, 198. Similarly, also in Belhaj v Straw, Lord Mance stated at para 105 that he would not exclude the relevance to justiciabilit......
  • The Atlantic Star; Atlantic Star (Owners) v Bona Spes (Owners)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 10 April 1973
    ...sovereignty, his observations must be of general application with a unitary state in cases such as the instant: see Adams v. Adams (Attorney-General intervening) [1971] P. 188, 198C.) 98 (5) Article 1 of the International Convention on Certain Rules concerning Civil Jurisdiction in Matters ......
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5 books & journal articles
  • Preliminary Sections
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1979 Preliminary Sections
    • 17 November 2022
    ...1979 A.Y. Ojikutu v. 10. Demuren (1957) 2 F.S.C. 72 at 73 ........ 2 A-G. v. Lockwood (1842) 9 M & W 378 at 398 .......93 Adams v. Adams (1971) p.188. ..................................................................... 27 Adams v. D.P.P. of Federation (1966) 1 All N.L.R. 12; 1966 N.M.L.R.......
  • The Orams Case, the Judgments Regulation and Public Policy: An English and European Law Perspective
    • United Kingdom
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law No. 16-4, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...the ‘law of necessity’. See, for i nstance, Madzimbamuto v. Lardner-Burke [1968] 1 AC 645 (PC), per Lord Pearce at 733 A; Adams v. Adam s [1971] P 188, per Jocelyn Simon at 20 8–211; and Emin v. Yeldag [2002] 1FLR 956, per S umner J at para. 62.73 [1968] 1 AC 645 (PC). For an account of thi......
  • Economic Development Strategies and Communal Violence in Africa
    • United States
    • Comparative Political Studies No. 46-2, February 2013
    • 1 February 2013
    ...on the “Ghanaianization” of economic production. Colonial bureaucrats were quickly replaced by Ghanaian administrators (Foster & Zolberg, 1971, p. 188). Land laws also favored Ghanaians, but particularly those in the commercial classes: the influence of traditional chiefs was constrained in......
  • General Revenue Sharing and Environmental Quality
    • United States
    • ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, The No. 419-1, May 1975
    • 1 May 1975
    ...became formalized as a national 2. Lynton Keith Caldwell, Environment: A Challenge to Modern Society (Garden City, New York: Doubleday, 1971), pp. 188, 3. Davies, Politics of Pollution, p. 120. 77 environmental program. Inherent in federally funded research. The sec- this policy and in the ......
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