Buchanan (James) & Company Ltd v Babco Forwarding & Shipping (U.K.) Ltd

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date09 November 1977
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Fothergill v Monarch Airlines Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 10 July 1980
    ...of treaties or conventions in different languages were discussed in James Buchanan & Co. Ltd. v. Babco Forwarding and Shipping (UK) Ltd. [1978] A.C. 141 It is obvious that the present represents a special and indeed unique 9Here it is not only permissible to look at a foreign language text......
  • McKee v Culligan
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 1 January 1992
    ...Bourke v. Attorney General [1972] I.R. 36; (1970) 107 I.L.T.R. 33. Buchanan (James) & Co. Ltd. v. Babco Forwarding & Shipping Ltd.[1978] A.C. 141; [1979] 3 W.L.R. 907; [1977] 3 All E.R. 1048; [1978] 1 Lloyd's Rep. 119; (1977) 121 S.J. 811; [1978] 1 C.M.L.R. 156. Clarke v. McMahon [1990] 1 I......
  • Amoco (UK) Exploration Company v Teesside Gas Transportation Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 January 2001
    ...carrier is liable under CMR for such duties was the point which the House of Lords was called upon to decide in James Buchanan & Co Ltd v. Babco Forwarding & Shipping (UK) Ltd [1978] AC 141. It there held that "other charges incurred in respect of the carriage" within article 23(4) should ......
  • R (Al-Skeini) v Secretary of State for Defence
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 13 June 2007
    ...is doubt about its true construction: see Salomon v Commissioners of Customs & Excise [1967] 2 QB 116 at 143,James Buchanan & Co Ltd [1978] AC 141 at 152, a principle not thrown into doubt by a passage relied on by Mr Sales from Lord Hoffmann's speech in R v. Lyons [2003] 1 AC 976 at para 2......
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  • Practice Statement Makes Perfect: The Supreme Court Affirms Buchanan v Babco
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq UK
    • 16 June 2023
    ...& Ors [2023] UKSC 19, the Supreme Court was invited to overturn the majority decision of the House of Lords in Buchanan v Babco [1978] AC 141. The Court in that case held that excise duty was recoverable in addition to the value of the goods under Article 23.4 of the CMR Convention, which g......
5 books & journal articles
  • Juridical and Constitutional Implications of CARICOM Treaty Practice
    • Jamaica
    • CARICOM: Policy options for international engagement Part 4
    • 18 July 2010
    ...& Shipping (UK) Ltd. CARICOM: POLICY OPTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT 488 CARICOM: POLICY OPTIONS FOR INTERNATIONAL ENGAGEMENT 488 [1978] AC 141. 78. The Parlement Belge; J .H. Rayner (Mincing Lane) Limited v Department of Trade and Industry; Fisher v Minister of Public Safety & Immigra......
  • Bare v. Independent Broad-Based Anti-Corruption Commission: one step forward, one step back; the Victorian Charter in Bare v. Independent Broad-Based Anti-corruption Commission.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 40 No. 1, August - April 2016
    • 1 August 2016
    ...(1980) 147 CLR 142, 159 (Mason and Wilson JJ) ('Gamlen'), citing James Buchanan & Co Ltd v Babco Forwarding & Shipping (UK) Ltd [1978] AC 141, 152 (Lord Wilberforce). See also Morrison v Peacock (2002) 210 CLR 274, 279 [16] (135) (1997) 190 CLR 225, 239. (136) (2015) 326 ALR 198, 31......
  • SINGAPORE ACADEMY OF LAW ANNUAL LECTURE 2ND SEPTEMBER 1998
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1998, December 1998
    • 1 December 1998
    ...16 Stag Line, Ltd v Foscolo, Mango & Co[1932] AC 328 at 350; and see James Buchanan & Co Ltd v Babco Forwarding and Shipping (UK) Ltd. [1978] AC 141 at 152; Fothergill v Monarch Airlines Ltd1981 AC 251; Sidhu v British Airways1977 AC 430. 17 (1982) 153 CLR 168 at 265. 18 Shipping Corporatio......
  • The CSME, CCJ and Private Sector
    • Jamaica
    • CARICOM Single Market And Economy: Genesis and Prognosis Section 4. The role of key factors in the CSME
    • 18 November 2013
    ...AC 251 at 281-7. 16. Statutory Interpretation, 4th edition, Butterworths, London, 2002 at pp. 580-1. 17. (2003) 1 AC 976 at 992. 18. (1978) AC 141 at p. 152. 19. Arab Monetary Fund v Hashim (1991) 2 AC 114. 20. (1977) AC 915 21. (2005) UK PC 3. 22. Trendtext Trading Corporation v Central Ba......
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