Compania Naviera Vascongado v Steamship "Cristina"

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date14 March 1938
Docket NumberCase No. 86
Date14 March 1938
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  • Stolt Kestrel BV v Sener Petrol Denizcilik Ticaret as
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 October 2015
    ...of the sister ships would "implead" their owners in the following proceedings and she relied on a passage in the speech of Lord Atkin in The Cristina [1938] AC 485 to the following effect:- "These being the facts I come to the conclusion that when the plaintiffs issued a writ in which they......
  • Republic of India v India Steamship Company Ltd (No 2)
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 16 October 1997
    ...important decisions: The Tervaete[1922] P. at 274, per Atkin L.J; The Jupiter [1924] P. 236, at 245, per Atkin L.J; The Cristina [1938] A.C. 485, per Lord Atkin (at 492) and Lord Wright (at 505). In The Arantzazu Mendi [1939] A.C. 256, the plaintiffs sought to avoid a plea of sovereign immu......
  • Thai-Europe Tapioca Service Ltd v Pakistan (The Harmattan) (Hanseat II)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 15 July 1975
    ...Convention of 1926 and to the criticism to which that case has been subjected in the House of lords in The Cristine 1938 A. C. 485 and pages 493-6 and 319-120 and elsewhere. Likewise if a foreign government owns a motor vehicle here and sends it to a garage here to be repaired, the repaire......
  • The "Kusu Island"
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 14 September 1989
    ...[1907] P 137 (folld) C & C J Northcote v Owners of the Henrich Björn, The; Henrich Björn, The (1866) 11 App Cas 270 (folld) Cristina, The [1938] AC 485; (1938) 60 Ll L Rep 147 (folld) Daniel Harmer v William Errington Bell; Bold Buccleugh, The (1851) 7 Moo PC 267; 13 ER 884 (folld) Dictator......
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  • CONTEMPT ORDERS AND JUDICIAL “ATTACHMENT” OF EQUITABLE PROPERTY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2017, December 2017
    • 1 December 2017
    ...the surrender of the performance bond. 6 Paras 9–25. 7 Paras 26–57. 8 The language is taken from Compania Naviera Vascongado v SS Cristina[1938] AC 485 at 490, where Lord Atkin described two propositions of international law as being “engrafted into our domestic law”. 9 Paras 58–70. 10 Afte......
  • The Recognition, and Res Judicata Effect, of a United States Class Actions Judgment in England: A Rebuttal of V ivendi
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 75-2, March 2012
    • 1 March 2012
    ...J (US Supreme Court refused to recognise Frenchjudgment, because of lack of reciprocity in French law for recognising US judgments).164 [1938] AC 485, 502–503.165 (1870–71) LR 6 QB 139; cf Schibsby n 82 above, 159,which rejected that contention in 1870.166 eg: In re Dulles’ Settlement (No 2......
  • Nulyarimma v Thompson: Is Genocide a Crime at Common Law in Australia?
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 29-1, March 2001
    • 1 March 2001
    ...ILR 72 per Dinkleblum J, and also referring to West Rand Central Gold Mining Company Limited v The King [1905] 2 KB 391 and The Cristina [1938] AC 485. 304 Ibid at 292 (emphasis 305 Nulyarimma v Thompson [1999] FCA 1192; (1999) 165 ALR 621; at [160]. 306 Ibid at [138] – [139]. 307 Nulyarimm......
  • The Commercial Exceptions to Foreign State Immunity
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 45-3, September 2017
    • 1 September 2017
    ...of Foreign States’ (1951) 28 British Yearbook of International Law 220, 247. 14 Compania Naviera Vascongado v SS Cristina (The Cristina) [1938] AC 485, 490 (Lord Atkin); The Porto Alexandre [1920] P 30; The Parlement Belge (1880) 5 PD 97; cf Lauterpacht, above n 13. 15 See, eg, Charter of t......
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