Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1892
Year1892
CourtCourt of Appeal
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141 cases
  • Awad v Deputy Commissioner of Taxation
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • Vaswani Roshni Anilkumar v Vaswani Lalchand Challaram and Another
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 15 February 2006
    ...the estate is entitled to receive the policy moneys, relying on English cases like: (a) Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association [1892] 1 QB 147 (b) In re Burgess’s Policy (1916) 85 LJ Ch 273 (“Burgess”); (c) In re Engelbach’s Estate [1924] 2 Ch 348 (“Engelbach”); (d) Re Clay’s Policy......
  • Gardner v Moore
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 5 April 1984
    ...insertion of section 11 in the Defamation Act 1952. 24But the doctrine has its limits. The real contrast is really between Cleaver v. Mutual Reserve Fund Life Assn. [1892] 1 Q.B. 147 and Beregford ( supra), where it seems to me that the limits of the public policy doctrine are fairly clear......
  • Dunbar v Plant
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 23 July 1997
    ...his submission Mr Thomas cited the relevant authorities starting with the well known statement of principle by Fry LJ in Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association [1891] 1 QB 147 at 156. The executors of the deceased, who had been murdered by his wife, raised an objection to her maint......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Inheritance and wrongful death – judicial discretion to reflect community values
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 17 October 2018
    ...above is known as the forfeiture rule. The public policy was first identified by Fry L J in Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Assurance [1892] 1 QB 147 at 156 when he "It appears to me that no system of jurisprudence can with reason include amongst the rights which it enforces rights direc......
6 books & journal articles
  • CONTRACTUAL ILLEGALITY AND CONFLICT OF LAWS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1995, December 1995
    • 1 December 1995
    ...K.B. 65. 274 As in Geismar v. Sun Alliance and London Insurance Ltd.[1978] Q.B. 283, Cleaver v. Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association[1892] 1 Q.B. 147 and Beresford v. Royal Insurance Co. Ltd.[1938] A.C. 586. 275 [1994] 3 S.L.R. 224. 276 [1994] 3 S.L.R. 224 at 241. 277 Chapter 224, 1985 Revi......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Insurance Law. Second Edition Enforcing Insurance Contracts
    • 23 June 2015
    ...129, [1990] OJ No 515 (Dist Ct) ...................................................404 Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association, [1892] 1 QB 147 (CA) .................................................................. 333, 334, 345 Colliers McClocklin Real Estate Corp v Lloyd’s Underwr......
  • WORKPLACE SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN SINGAPORE: THE LEGAL CHALLENGE
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1999, December 1999
    • 1 December 1999
    ...Bureau, ibid. 283 (1908) 99 LT 840. 284 11938] AC 586 (HL). 285 Ibid at 596, citing Cleaver v Mutual Reserve Fund Life Association[1892] 1 QB 147 at 156. See also Geismar v Sun Alliance & London Insurance Ltd[1977] 2 Lloyd’s Rep 62 (insured not entitled to enforce an insurance indemnity aga......
  • Coverage
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Insurance Law. Second Edition Enforcing Insurance Contracts
    • 23 June 2015
    ...Ltd , 2000 SCC 12; and British Columbia v Zastowny , 2008 SCC 4 [ Zastowny ]. 209 Zastowny , ibid at para 20. 210 Ibid . 211 [1892] 1 QB 147 at 156 (CA), Lord Fry [ Cleaver ]. 212 This being said, the insurance money could be paid to the estate of the deceased. Although the trust in favour ......
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