Ayr Harbour Trustees v Oswald

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date23 July 1883
Docket NumberNo. 11.
Date23 July 1883
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Sovmots Investments Ltd v Secretary of State for the Environment; Brompton Securities Ltd v Secretary of State for the Environment
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 9 July 1976
    ...respondents' notice, paragraph 2). Mr. Justice Forbes rejected this argument (pages 78/E-79/D). 65Mr. Dawson relied on Ayr Harbour Trustees v. Oswald (1883) 8 Appeal Cases 623 and later authorities in which that decision has been applied. In that case, the trustees had been given power by t......
  • Blake v Hendon Corporation
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 28 July 1961
    ...the power to dedicate under section 164 of 1875. Sir Derek argues that, following the well known line of cases beginning with Ayr Harbour Trustees v. Oswald (1883) 8 Appeal Cases, 623, a corporation may not so act as to disable itself from exercising in the future a power that is granted to......
  • British Transport Commission v Westmorland County Council. ; British Transport Commission v Worcestershire County Council
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 14 May 1957
    ...Amongst the cases to which reference might be made some have a particular value because they were later in date than the case of Ayr Harbour Trustees v. Oswald 8 App. Cas. 623, upon which the appellants strongly relied, and were decided in the light of that binding decision. I may mention s......
  • R v Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council, ex parte Beddowes
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 31 July 1986
    ...cannot properly be regarded as a fetter upon another power given for the same purpose. 76 We were referred to the decision in Ayr Harbour Trustees v. Oswald (1883) 8 A.C. 623. But that was a case where the trustees simply "renounced part of their statutory birthright". There was an incompat......
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