Bridges v Hawkesworth

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of the Queen's Bench
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8 cases
  • Parker v British Airways Board
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 December 1981
    ...and British Airways. Mr Brown, for Mr Parker, relies heavily upon the decision of Patteson and Wightman JJ., sitting in banc in Bridges v. Hawkesworth, (1851) 15 The Jurist, 1079, and 21 L.J. (N.S.), 75. It was an appeal from the County Court by case stated. The relevant facts, as found, we......
  • Waverley Borough Council v Fletcher
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 July 1995
    ...put it in their Essay, at 40, "[t]he finder's right starts from the absence of any de facto control at the moment of finding". See Bridges v. Hawkesworth (1851) 21 LJQB 75, in which Patteson and Wightman JJ, sitting as a Divisional Court on appeal from a county court, held that the finder o......
  • Egglishaw v Australian Crime Commission
    • Australia
    • Full Federal Court (Australia)
    • Invalid date
  • National Crime Authority v Flack
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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1 books & journal articles
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2011, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...and located), whereupon it becomes the property of the finder - see Armory v Delamirie (1722) 1 Stra 505; Bridges v Hawkesworth (1851) 21 LJQB 75; Moffatt v Kazana [1969] 2 QB 152; Parker v British Airways Board [1982] 1 All ER 834. 94 See, in particular, Williams v Phillips (1957) 41 Cr Ap......

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