Bigos v Bousted

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1951
Year1951
CourtKing's Bench Division
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22 cases
  • Chandrakant Patel v Salman Mirza
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 5 July 2013
    ...it was consummated would not enable the claimant to recover his payment: see Millett LJ in Tribe v Tribe [1996] Ch 107 at 135. In In Bigos v Bousted [1951] All ER 92 the plaintiff was on this approach refused recovery recovery where implementation of the illegal scheme was frustrated by the......
  • Ahmad bin Udoh and Another v Ng Aik Chong
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1969
  • Kannamah; Narayanan
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1993
  • Q v Q
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 31 July 2008
    ...that he must withdraw voluntarily, and that it is not sufficient that he is forced to do so because his plan has been discovered. In Bigos v. Bousted [1951] 1 All E.R. 92 this was, perhaps dubiously, extended to prevent withdrawal where the scheme has been frustrated by the refusal of the o......
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8 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...English Court of Appeal in Tribe v Tribe[1995] 3 WLR 913, which mitigated the rigour of the earlier English decision of Bigos v Bousted[1951] 1 All ER 92 by emphasising only voluntariness — as opposed to genuineness — of repentance (see generally [130] to [140]). 9.78 However, where the per......
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2003, December 2003
    • 1 December 2003
    ...by the English Court of Appeal in Tribe v Tribe[1996] Ch 107, where the rigour of the earlier (also English) decision in Bigos v Bousted[1951] 1 All ER 92 was mitigated by emphasising only voluntariness — as opposed (in addition) to genuineness — of repentance. 9.85 In the Singapore High Co......
  • Illegality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...illustration, 5 Allen v Rescous , above note 3. 6 Byron v Tremaine (1898), 31 NSR 425 (SC), aff’d 29 SCR 445. 7 Bigos v Bousted , [1951] 1 All ER 92 (KB) [ Bigos ]. 8 United Dominion Promotion Sales Inc v Shaw (1957), 119 CCC 380 (NB Co Ct). 9 Fores v Johnes (1802), 4 Esp 97, 170 ER 654 (Ni......
  • REFORMING ILLEGALITY IN PRIVATE LAW
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2009, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...was laid down authoritatively in Kearley v Thomson(1890) 24 QBD 742. 46 This requirement was particularly emphasised in Bigos v Bousted[1951] 1 All ER 92. See also Parkinson v College of Ambulance Ltd and Harrison[1925] 2 KB 1 at 16, per Lush J, and Harry Parker Ltd v Mason[1940] 2 KB 590. ......
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