Attygalle v R

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1936
Date1936
CourtPrivy Council
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7 cases
  • Tan Ah Tee and Another v Public Prosecutor
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 10 October 1979
    ...possession to prove on a balance of probabilities that he did not know the nature of the contents of the package: at [25]. Attygalle v R [1936] AC 338; [1936] 2 All ER 116 (distd) Jayasena v R [1970] AC 618; [1970] 1 All ER 219 (refd) R v Edwards [1975] QB 27 (folld) R v Stone (1801) 1 East......
  • R v Abdulla Ahmed Ali and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 19 May 2011
    ...no bar without clergy or judgment." 31 However, this court in two decisions in the 1930s, R v Sheridan [1937] 1 KB 223 and R v Grant [1936] 2 All ER 116 decided that the plea of autrefois convict could be relied on even if a defendant had not been sentenced. However in Richards v The Queen ......
  • Constitutional Reference No 3 of 1978; In the matter of s11(3) of the Inter–Group Fighting Act 1977
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Supreme Court
    • 8 November 1978
    ...fighting is not a fact "peculiarly within his own knowledge" within the meaning of s37(4)(a) of the Constitution. Attygalle and Anor v R [1936] AC 338; R v Oliver [1944] 1 KB 68; R v Ewens [1967] 1 QB 322; R v Scott (1921) 86 JP. 69; R v Edwards [1974] 2 All ER 1085; John v Humphreys [1955]......
  • McGowan v Carville
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 January 1961
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3 books & journal articles
  • Evidence 1
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Sasegbon's Laws of Nigeria. Volume 10. Part I Evidence 1
    • 30 June 2016
    ...within his own knowledge. This is the view held by the Judicial Committee of the Privy Council in the cases R..v. Attygalle (1936) 2 All E.R. 116 and R. v. Seneviratne (1936) 3 All E.R. 36.”- Per Ademola, F.C.J. in Mandillas and Karaberis, Ltd. v. I.G.P. Suit No. F.S.C. 145/1958; (1958) 3 F......
  • Table of Cases
    • Nigeria
    • DSC Publications Online Sasegbon's Laws of Nigeria. Volume 10. Part III Preliminary sections
    • 30 June 2016
    ...………………………..…………...........……1178, 1179 R. v. Asuguo Edem and Ors. (1943) 9 W.A.C.A. 25…………………..……........………………1793 R. v. Attygalle (1936) 2 All E.R. 116 …………………………………………......……………….1270 R. v. Brimah, II W.A.C.A 49………………………………………………….........……………….1701 R. v. Campbell (1956) 2 Q.B. 432; ……......
  • THE BURDEN OF PROOF IN CRIMINAL JUSTICE1
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1992, December 1992
    • 1 December 1992
    ...above, note 46, at p. 32. 59 see above, note 47, at pp. 11—12. 60 see above, note 47, at p. 19. 61 [1974] 3 W.L.R. 285, at p. 291. 62 [1936] A.C. 338, at p. 341. 63 [1936] All E.R. 36, at pp. 49—50. 64 (1949) 15 M.L.J. 150, at p. 153. 65 [1958] A.C. 173, at p. 180. 66 [1972] 2 M.L.J. 30, at......

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