British South Africa Company v Companhia de Mocambique

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Date1893
CourtHouse of Lords
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178 cases
  • Lucasfilm Ltd v Ainsworth
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 27 July 2011
    ...Appeal decided that the claim for breach of the United States copyright was non-justiciable. It held that the rule in British South Africa Co v Companhia de Moçambique [1893] AC 602 that the English court has no jurisdiction to entertain an action for the determination of the title to, or ......
  • Hesperides Hotels Ltd v Aegean Turkish Holidays Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 6 July 1978
    ...contended that the court had no jurisdiction to entertain the action upon the principle established by this House in British South Africa Co. v. Companhia de Mocambique [1893] A.C. 602 (the " Mocambique case"). To enable himself to deal with the first point May J. addressed an enquiry to th......
  • Re Doyle; ex parte Brien
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Murakami Takako (executrix of the estate of Takashi Murakami Suroso, deceased) v Wiryadi Louise Maria and Others
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 12 November 2008
    ...the other foreign properties (“the Claims”) were caught by the rule in The British South Africa Company v The Companhia de Moçambique [1893] AC 602 (“the Moçambique rule”), the effect of which is that the court has no jurisdiction to determine the title to, or the right to possession of, an......
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  • English Courts Will Take Jurisdiction For Infringement Of Foreign Patents!
    • Canada
    • Mondaq Canada
    • 8 April 2013
    ...Trooper' helmet from the well known Star Wars films), the Moçambique rule (established in British South Africa Co v Cia de Moçambique [1893] AC 602)1 did not prevent the English courts from hearing claims concerning non-UK designations of patents, so long as validity of the patent was not i......
27 books & journal articles
  • CONTEMPT ORDERS AND JUDICIAL “ATTACHMENT” OF EQUITABLE PROPERTY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2017, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...on the territorial limits of the competence of the English courts or of the competence which they will recognise in foreign states”. 96 [1893] AC 602, adopted in Ng Teck Sim Colin v Hat Holdings Pte Ltd[2010] 4 SLR(R) 840. 97 See R Griggs Group Ltd v Evans[2005] Ch 153, affirmed [2005] EWCA......
  • Conflict of Laws in Bermuda
    • Bermuda
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda - 2nd Edition Part IV. Relations with the onshore world
    • 30 August 2018
    ...119 Lisa SA , n 112, above. 120 See Dicey and Morris, 10th edn, n 6, above, at Rule 77; British South Africa Co v Companhia de Moçambique [1893] AC 602; Hesperides Hotels Ltd v Aegean Turkish Holidays Ltd [1979] AC 508. governed, in general, by the law of the country where the movable prope......
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    • Bermuda
    • Wildy Simmonds & Hill Offshore Commercial Law in Bermuda - 2nd Edition Preliminary Sections
    • 30 August 2018
    ...British Marine Mutual Hull Insurance Association (Bermuda) Ltd, Re, unreported 10.80 British South Africa Co v Companhia de Moçambique [1893] AC 602, 63 LJQB 70, 69 LT 604, HL 22.65 Brumark Investments Ltd, Re, See Agnew v Commissioner of Inland Revenue Brust v Irving Trust Co, 129 F Supp 4......
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    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Canadian Telecommunications Law
    • 6 September 2011
    ...Medical Association v. Marsh (1931), 48 R.P.C. 565 (Ch.) ............... 136 British South Africa Co. v. Companhia de Moçambique, [1893] A.C. 602 (H.L.) ........................................................................... 304 British Telecommunications plc v. One in a Million Ltd., [......
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