Chung Chi Cheung v R

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date02 December 1938
Date02 December 1938
Docket NumberCase No. 87
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  • R v Secretary of State for the Home Department ex parte Thakrar
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 4 February 1974 only become part of our law in so far as they are accepted and adopted by us. I would follow the words of Lord Atkin in Chung Chi Cheung 1939 A.C. 160 at page 167: "It must be always remembered that, so far, at any rate, as the Courts of this country are concerned, international law has......
  • Yong Vui Kong v Public Prosecutor and another matter
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 14 May 2010 the decision in Nguyen, where this court held at [94], citing (inter alia) the Privy Council case of Chung Chi Cheung v The King [1939] AC 160 (“Chung Chi Cheung”), that in the event of a conflict between a rule of CIL and a domestic statute, the latter would prevail. From his other subm......
  • R v Outar (Roy), Jonathan Outar, Ralph Outar, Trevor Outar and Randal Titus
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 30 July 1999
    ...and status is not without difficulty. In urging that Erickson should be designated an accomplice defence counsel have referred us to Yip Chiu-cheung v. R [1994] 2 All E.R. 924 in which the headnote reads as follows: "The appellant met one N in Thailand and arranged that he would act as a c......
  • Nevsun Resources Ltd v Araya,
    • Canada
    • Supreme Court (Canada)
    • 28 February 2020 p. 67; see also Triquet v. Bath(1764), 3 Burr. 1478, (KB). Similarly, in the frequently cited case of Chung Chi Cheung v. The King, [1939] AC 160 (PC), Lord Atkin wrote: The Courts acknowledge the existence of a body of rules which nations accept amongst themselves. On any judicial issue......
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17 books & journal articles
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2015, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015 Nguyen Tuong Van v Public Prosecutor[2005] 1 SLR(R) 103 at [94] had affirmed Lord Atkin's statement in Chung Chi Keung v The King[1939] AC 160 at 167–168 where CIL norms would be incorporated into domestic law ‘so far as it is not inconsistent with rules enacted by statutes or finally de......
  • Admissibility in Criminal Proceedings of Third Party and Real Evidence Obtained by Methods Prohibited by UNCAT
    • United Kingdom
    • International Journal of Evidence & Proof, The No. 10-1, February 2006
    • 1 February 2006
    ...A v Secretary of State (No. 2) [2004] EWCA Civ 1123, [2005] 1 WLR 414 at [414], [463].235 As at 19 October 2005.236 Chung Chi Cheung v R [1939] 1 AC 160, 168; A v Secretar y of State (No. 2) [2004] EWCA Civ 1123,[2005] 1 WLR 414 at [119].237 Compare Re McKerr [2004] UKHL 12 at [54], Hutchin......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Public International Law. Second Edition
    • 16 June 2008
    ...Chorzów Factory Case (Germany v. Poland), see Case Concerning the Factory at Chorzow (Germany v. Poland) Chung Chi Cheung v. The King, [1939] A.C. 160 ( J.C.P.C.)......................225, 234 Clipperton Island Case (France v. Mexico) (1931), 2 R.I.A.A. 1105, translated in (1932) 26 A.J.I.L......
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    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Using International Law in Canadian Courts. Second Edition
    • 16 June 2008
    ...China Navigation Co. v. Attorney-General [1932] 2 KB 197 (CA) ...................123 Chung Chi Cheung v. he King [1939] AC 160 (PC) ........................... 65, 80, 85, 90, 187–88, 195–200, 209–10, 215, 258–59, Civilian War Claimants’ Association v. he King [1932] AC 14 (HL) ..................
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