Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Judgment Date1947
Date1947
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  • Court Of Appeal Just Another Stop On The Road For QASA
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 15 December 2014
    ...submitted that instead of the Wednesbury standard of review (Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1947] 2 All ER 680), the Divisional Court should have applied the more demanding standard of proportionality, because of QASA's potential to infringe upon fundamen......
  • Implied terms in contracts of employment – Good Faith, Reasonableness
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 18 May 2018
    ...respect the "public law" principle established by Associated Provincial Pictures Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223 – namely that no conclusion can stand when it is "so unreasonable that no reasonable decision maker would ever have come to it". His Honou......
  • Award for future economic loss where no loss is presently suffered
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 6 October 2011
    ...240; Soulemezis v Dudley (Holdings) Pty Ltd (1987) 10 NSWLR 247 3 Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation (1948) 1 KB 223 Ranked No 1 - Australia's fastest growing law firm' (Legal Partnership Survey, The Australian July The content of this article is intended to p......
  • The UK’s Expanded Senior Managers and Certification Regime: Key Issues and Action Plan for Brokers, Advisers and Asset Managers
    • United Kingdom
    • JD Supra United Kingdom
    • 9 July 2019
    ...the FCA may have regard to the principle established in Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation ((1948) 1KB 223), which establishes that a decision will be reasonable provided that it is not so unreasonable that no reasonable person acting reasonably could have com......
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42 books & journal articles
  • Judicial Review of Migration Decisions: Life after S157
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 33-1, March 2005
    • 1 March 2005
    ...[2004] FCAFC 286, [18] 88 After the judgment of Lord Greene MR in Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223, 229–30. 89 S20 (2003) 198 ALR 59, 76 [73]–[74] (McHugh and Gummow JJ), 90 [142] (Kirby J). Gleeson CJ and Callinan J did not address this ques......
  • Minister for Immigration and Multicultural Affairs V Yusuf:1 One Door Closed, Another Opened?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 29-3, September 2001
    • 1 September 2001
    ...amounts to an excess of jurisdiction.')141 (1999) 197 CLR 611.142 See Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223. Theterm is used to decide a decision that is so unreasonable that no reasonable decision-makercould have reached it.143 Eshetu (1999) 197 ......
  • Objective justification, less discriminatory alternatives, and the ‘Great Repeal Bill’
    • United Kingdom
    • International Journal of Discrimination and the Law Nbr. 17-3, September 2017
    • 1 September 2017
    ...House of Lords (4-1) reversed the Court ofAppeal on this point.102. Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v. Wednesbury Corporation [1948] 1 KB 223(CA).212 International Journal of Discrimination and the Law...
  • Any Excuse for Certainty: English Perspectives on the Defence of ‘Reasonable Excuse’
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The Nbr. 74-5, October 2010
    • 1 October 2010
    ...Section 5 of the Public Order Act’ [2004] PL 853. 59 Ibid. at 866.60 Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation [1947] 2 All ER 680, CA codified the principle that where a decision is so out of the realms of normaldecision-making that no reasonable authority could hav......
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