Channel Tunnel Group Ltd v Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
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9 cases
  • AES Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant LLP v Ust-Kamenogorsk Hydropower Plant JSC
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 May 2011
    ...small number of cases prior to Vale do Rio to which I will next refer. 49 The Channel Tunnel Group Ltd v. Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd [1992] QB 656 was decided under the Arbitration Act 1950. Section 12(6) of the 1950 Act was the predecessor of section 44 of the AA 1996 in giving the c......
  • Channel Tunnel Group Ltd and Another v Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 21 January 1993
    ...judgment was that of Staughton L.J. Reversing the judgment of Evans J. the court stayed the action. It also refused an injunction [1992] Q.B. 656. 56I pause to draw attention to these dates. At the conclusion of his judgment Staughton L.J. paid tribute to the quality of the arguments, and ......
  • Multi-Code Electronics Industries (M) Bhd and Another v Toh Chun Toh Gordon and Others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 3 November 2008
    ...such an interlocutory injunction, although it upheld the Court of Appeal’s exercise of its discretion not to grant an injunction (see [1992] QB 656). It was argued in the House of Lords that because the underlying dispute between the parties had by contract to be referred to foreign arbitra......
  • Turville Heath Inc. v Chartis Insurance Uk Ltd (formerly Aig Uk Ltd)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Commercial Court)
    • 1 November 2012
    ...that to happen. To that question I now turn. 65 Mr Constable relied on the decision of the House of Lords in Channel Tunnel Group Limited v Balfour Beatty Construction Ltd [1993] AC 334, in which Lord Mustill, when referring to the inherent jurisdiction of the court to stay an action said ......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Reciprocity in Contract Law
    • South Africa
    • Juta Stellenbosch Law Review No. , August 2019
    • 16 August 2019
    ...101 Treit el Remedies for Bre ach 277102 277103 277104 279105 277 But see Channel Tunnel Grou p Ltd v Balfour Beatty Const ruction Ltd [1992] 1 QB 656 666-667, discussed i n Carter “Susp ending Contra ct Performance” i n Good Faith and Fault 485-486106 Benson v SA M utual Life Assuranc e So......

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