Attorney General v Great Eastern Railway Company

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1879
Date1879
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Datuk Haji Harun bin Haji Idris and Others; PP
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1977
  • Penang Development Corporation v Teoh Eng Huat and Another
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1992
  • Re the Worth Library
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1995
    ... ... Plaintiffs ... The Attorney General and The Eastern Health Board ... Great Eastern Railway (1880) 5 A.C. 483 followed ... Tobacco Securities Trust Company Ltd. [1951] A.C. 297 a trust for the education ... ...
  • R (Harrison) v Secretary of State for Health
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 23 March 2009
    ...of their functions”). 35. This is a statutory expression of the common law principle referred to by Lord Selborne LC in Attorney General v Great Eastern Railway Company (1880) 5 App Cases 473, 478 which was cited with approval by Lord Carswell when giving the only reasoned judgment of the A......
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  • The House of Lords and the Northern Ireland Conflict – A Sequel
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review No. 69-3, May 2006
    • 1 May 2006
    ...ssenting).158 [2002] NI 236 at [25].159 ibid at [33]and [34]; cf Lord Nolan at[38].160 As encapsulated in A-G vGreat EasternRailwayCo (1880) 5 AppCas 473.The House of Lords and the Northern Ireland Con£ict410 rTheModern Law Review Limited commercial companies or tolocal authorities, but not......
  • The Capacity Provisions in the Companies Act 71 of 2008
    • South Africa
    • Stellenbosch Law Review No. , January 2021
    • 26 January 2021
    ...any othe r requireme nts stipulated by t he Registrar 21 Bell Houses Ltd v City Wall Properties Ltd [1966] 2 A ll ER 674 679, 68622 (1880) 5 APP CAS 473 (HL) See also Foster v Londo n, Chatham and Dove r Railway Co 1895 1 QB 711; J Kiggundu “ The Never Ending Stor y of Ultra Vires” (1991) 2......
  • ULTRA VIRES AND CORPORATE CAPACITY IN SINGAPORE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1989, December 1989
    • 1 December 1989
    ...11. Clarkson v. Davies[1923] AC 100, 110 (Privy Council on appeal from Ontario). 12. Attorney-General v. Great Eastern Railway Co(1880) 5 App Cas 473 (House of Lords); Re Horsley & Weight Ltd[1982] Ch 442, 448 (Court of Appeal, England). 13. See s.23(l). 14. See eg Rosemary Simmons Memorial......

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