Adams v Naylor

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Date1946
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  • Government of Malaysia and Others; Lai Seng & Company
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1973
  • Highland Tower Case) Steven Phoa Cheng Loon v Highland Properties Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 2000
  • M v Home Office
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 27 July 1993
    ...if it was appropriate for an injunction to be granted, there was no reason why this should not be done. 56It was the criticisms in Adams v. Naylor [1946] A.C. 543, and the cases which applied those criticisms, of the practice of the Crown nominating a defendant who might not have been pers......
  • Matthews v Ministry of Defence
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 13 February 2003
    ...of appointing a nominee defendant in tort actions against whom damages could be awarded, was disapproved by the House of Lords in Adams v Naylor [1946] AC 543, a decision followed shortly thereafter by the Court of Appeal in Royster v Cavey [1947] KB 204. Thus in a case (such as the prese......
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