Attorney General v De Keyser's Royal Hotel

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1920
CourtHouse of Lords
Year1920
Date1920
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  • R (Miller and Another) v Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 3 Noviembre 2016
    ...Kingdom to withdraw from the TEU and other relevant European Treaties, The Secretary of State relies in particular on Attorney General v De Keyset's Royal Hotel [1920] AC 508 and R v Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, ex p. Rees-Mogg [1994] QB 552 (DC); he contends t......
  • Re X (A Child); Re Y (A Child)
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 3 Octubre 2016
    ...EWHC 440 (Fam)." 39 The modern learning on this is usually treated as beginning with the decision of the House of Lords in Attorney-General v De Keyser's Royal Hotel [1920] AC 508, where Lord Dunedin (page 526) said that "if the whole ground of something which could be done by the prerogati......
  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department, ex parte Fire Brigades Union
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 5 Abril 1995
    ...effect these provisions would have subsumed the prerogative, under the principle of Attorney-General v. De Keyser's Royal Hotel Ltd. [1920] A.C. 508. Compensation payments for crimes of violence would have become capable of being made only under the statute. But since these sections have no......
  • The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago v Thomas
    • Trinidad & Tobago
    • Court of Appeal (Trinidad and Tobago)
    • 19 Enero 1979
    ...at will, unless it is expressly otherwise provided by legislation.” 496 [See also Attorney General v. De Keyser's Royal Hotel, [1920] A.C. 508]. 497 Counsel for the appellant placed reliance on Fletcher v. Nott, (1938) 60 C.L.R. 55, in which the Nigh Court of Australia affirmed ‘the judgmen......
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  • Cases referred to in 1963
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Nigerian Supreme Court Cases. 1963 Preliminary Sections
    • 11 Noviembre 2022
    ...Tiko & Anor 55 Anu v. I.G. of Police 3 F S C 34 216 Askew v. Woodhead 21 W.R. 573 115 Attorney-General v. De Keyser's Royal Hotel Ltd. (1920) A.C. 508. 183 Baldeo Sahai (1879) 2 All 253. 269 Barnhart v. Greenshields (1853) 9 MOO. P.C. 18. 102 Bellenden (formerly Satterthwaite) v. Satterthwa......
  • The Limits and Use of Executive Power by Government
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-3, September 2003
    • 1 Septiembre 2003
    ...is 'a discretionary power to be exercised for the public good'). 92 Lord Justice Sedley, Freedom, Law and Justice (1999) 8 n 24. 93 [1920] AC 508 ('De Keyser'). See also Winterton, above n 8, 300 n 58. 94 Vadarlis (2001) 110 FCR 491, 542–3 [192]. 95 Ibid 542 [192]. 432 Federal Law Review Vo......
  • Judicial Review of Non-Statutory Executive Powers
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 31-3, September 2003
    • 1 Septiembre 2003
    ...and Dawson JJ), 67 (McHugh J); Re Bolton; Ex parte Beane (1987) 162 CLR 514, 528 (Deane J). 9 Attorney-General v De Keyser's Royal Hotel [1920] AC 508, 526 (Lord Dunedin), 537–40 (Lord Atkinson), 549–50 (Lord Moulton), 561–2 (Lord Sumner), 568–9 (Lord Parmoor); cf Barton v Commonwealth (197......
  • Democracy, Liberty and the Prerogative: The Displacement of Inherent Executive Power by Statute
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review No. 41-2, June 2013
    • 1 Junio 2013
    ...the Study of the Law of the Constitution (Macmillan, 8 th ed, 1915) 421. 13 Ibid 418, 421. 14 See A-G v De Keyser's Royal Hotel Limited [1920] AC 508, 526 (Lord Dunedin); Burmah Oil Company (Burma Trading) Ltd v Lord Advocate [1965] AC 75, 99 (Lord Reid stating that this definition is 'alwa......
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