Bowmakers Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1944
Year1944
CourtCourt of Appeal
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133 cases
  • Suntoso Jacob v Kong Miao Ming
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 24 January 1986
    ...relying on an independent right and not on the illegal contract. In support of his arguments he relied on Bowmakers v Barnet Instruments [1945] 1 KB 65 and Sajan Singh v Sardara Ali [1960] MLJ 52 . We are not in disagreement with him on this proposition, but the cases cited merit examinatio......
  • Station Hotel Co v Malayan Railway Administration
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 3 September 1993
    ... ... By the principle in Bowmakers Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd , the claim would be so tainted if a plaintiff needed to prove or ... ...
  • Public Prosecutor v Intra Group (Holdings) Co Inc
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 15 January 1999
    ...an illegal purpose provided that the underlying illegal purpose does not have to be relied upon: Bowmaker`s Ltd v Barnet Instruments Ltd [1945] KB 65. Tinsley v Milligan [1994] 1 AC 340[1993] 2 All ER 65 was a decision of the House of Lords recognising that the principle in Bowmaker `s case......
  • Belvoir Finance Company Ltd v Stapleton
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 July 1970
    ...the plaintiff. Mr. Ross-Munro said that the only case in the books where the transferee did not take actual possession was Bowmakers Ltd. v. Barnet Instruments Ltd. (1945 K.B. 65): and that, he said, was wrongly decided. He pointed out that Mr. Gallop had there conceded the point (see page ......
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16 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2003, December 2003
    • 1 December 2003
    ...under an independent cause of action (as exemplified by the leading English decision of Bowmakers, Ltd v Barnet Instruments, Ltd[1944] 2 All ER 579, which was also cited by the court; cf also (in related proceedings) Lim Eng Beng (alias Lim Jia Le) v Siow Soon Kim (No 2)[2003] SGHC 151 at [......
  • CONTRACTUAL ILLEGALITY AND CONFLICT OF LAWS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1995, December 1995
    • 1 December 1995
    ...of Staughton J. in Euro-Diam Ltd. v. Bathurst[1987] 1 Lloyd’s Rep. 178 at 193. 273 As in Bowmakers Ltd. v. Barnet Instruments Ltd.[1945] K.B. 65. 274 As in Geismar v. Sun Alliance and London Insurance Ltd.[1978] Q.B. 283, Cleaver v. Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association[1892] 1 Q.B. 147 and ......
  • Illegality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...of resulting trust, where a gratuitous transfer of legal title in an asset is made to 289 See Section D(4), below in this chapter. 290 [1945] 1 KB 65 (CA) [ Bowmakers ]. 291 See generally B Coote, “Another Look at Bowmakers v Barnet Instruments ” (1972) 35 Mod L Rev 38; CJ Hamson, “Illegal ......
  • VITIATING FACTORS IN CONTRACT LAW — THE INTERACTION OF THEORY AND PRACTICE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1998, December 1998
    • 1 December 1998
    ...Benson, Pease & Co Ltd v Dawson[1973] 1 WLR 828. 388 (1904) 8 SSLR 35. 389 (1894) 2 SSLR 80. 390 [1953] MLJ 239. 391 Ibid at 240. 392 [1945] KB 65. 393 See the Sub-Section entitled “The Consequences of Illegality”, infra. 394 (1977) 36 P & CR 351. 395 Ibid at 360—361 (emphasis in the origin......
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