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

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date09 November 1977
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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
    ...GeneralIRDLTR [1972] I.R. 36; (1970) 107 I.L.T.R. 33. Buchanan (James) & Co. Ltd. v. Babco Forwarding & Shipping Ltd.ELRWLRUNKUNKUNKUNK[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. McMahonIRDLRM......
  • Sandeman Coprimar SA v Transitos y Transportes Integrales SL
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 11 February 2003
    ...33 In making his finding the Judge held that he was bound to follow the decision of the House of Lords in Buchanan & Co. v Babco Ltd. [1978] AC 141. Mr Coburn, on behalf of Spain-TIR challenged that conclusion, arguing that the Judge felt himself unduly constrained by that decision. 34 Buc......
  • 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 ......
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    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 40 Nbr. 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 Nbr. 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......
  • LETTERS OF CREDIT: A CONFLICT OF LAWS PERSPECTIVE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1990, December 1990
    • 1 December 1990
    ...as Lord Wilberforce puts it in James Buchanan & Co Ltd. v. Babco Forward and Shipping (U.K.) Ltd. [1977] 3 A.E.R. 1048 at pg. 1052, [1978] A.C. 141 at pg. 152, `unconstrained by technical rules of English legal precedent, but on broad principles of general acceptation’.” The comments of Lor......

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