Bonython v Commonwealth of Australia

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1951
Date1951
Year1951
CourtPrivy Council
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  • Coast Lines Ltd v Hudig & Veder Chartering N.v (Brandaris, Grangefield)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • December 7, 1971
    ...Edition, at pages 199) 200 and 202). It was first adopted by Lord Simonds in delivering the judgment of the Privy Council in Bonython v. Commonwealth of Australia (1951) A. C. 201, at page 219. A decade later it was accepted explicitly for purposes of English private international law by th......
  • Rossano v Manufacturers' Life Insurance Company
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • March 7, 1962
    ... ... Held , (1) that applying the test as laid down by Lord Simonds in Bonython v. Commonwealth of Australia [ 1951 ] A.C. 201 , 219; 66 T.L.R. (Pt. 2) 969 , P.C., and ... ...
  • Alan (W. J.) & Company Ltd v El Nasr Export and Import Company
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • Invalid date
  • Whitworth Street Estates (Manchester) Ltd v James Miller and Partners Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • March 3, 1970
    ...which the contract was made or that with which the transaction has its closest and most real connexion" (per Lord Simonds in Bonython v. Commonwealth of Australia [1951] A.C.201 at page 219) and "with what country has the transaction the closest and most real connection" (per Lord Denning ......
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  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Conflict of Laws
    • September 8, 2010
    ...281 Bonbright v. Bonbright (1901), 1 O.L.R. 629, [1901] O.J. No. 117 (H.C.J.) .......... 17 Bonython v. Commonwealth of Australia, [1951] A.C. 201 (P.C.)..................... 270 Borgstrom v. Korean Air Lines Co. (2007), 241 B.C.A.C. 279, 70 B.C.L.R. (4th) 206, 2007 BCCA 263......................
  • Choice of Law and the Australian Constitution: Locating the Debate
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 33-1, March 2005
    • March 1, 2005
    ...law of contract has not resulted in a stricter territorial rule (Bonython v Commonwealth (1948) 75 CLR 589 (High Court of Australia); (1950) 81 CLR 486; [1951] AC 201 (Privy Council), cited with apparent approval by Gaudron, Gummow and Hayne JJ in Mobil (2002) 211 CLR 1, 36 [56]). See also ......
  • CHOICE OF LAW FOR ENFORCEMENT OF ARBITRAL AWARDS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2012, December 2012
    • December 1, 2012
    ...v Unus Shipping Co Ltd[1939] AC 277; Amin Rasheed Shipping Corp v Kuwait Insurance Co[1984] AC 50; Bonython v Commonwealth of Australia[1951] AC 201. 42 Gary Born, International Commercial Arbitration: Commentary and Materials (Kluwer, 2001) at p 419. 43 Halsbury's Laws of Singapore vol 6(2......
  • Contract
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Conflict of Laws
    • September 8, 2010
    ...Sharn Importing Ltd. v. Babchuk (1971), 21 D.L.R. (3d) 349 (B.C.S.C.). 4 (1760), 2 Burr. 1077. 5 Bonython v. Commonwealth of Australia , [1951] A.C. 201 at 219 (P.C.); Tomkinson v. First Pennsylvania Banking and Trust Co. , [1961] A.C. 1007 at 1068 and 1081 (H.L.); Amin Rasheed , above note......
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