Corbett v Corbett (otherwise Ashley) (No.1)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1970
CourtProbate, Divorce and Admiralty Division
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73 cases
  • Hudson v Leigh (Note) [Family Division]
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 5 June 2009 the terms sought by Mr Mostyn. Further, he relies on the findings of void marriages in Kassim v Kassim 1962 P 224 and in Corbett v Corbett (otherwise Ashley) 1971 P83, where the proper remedy was held to be a decree of nullity, with no option to make a declaration of a non-marriage. He a......
  • Wong Chiou Yong (P) v Pendaftar Besar/Ketua Pengarah Jabatan Pendaftaran Negara
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 2005
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 19 October 2007
    ...a marker of sex; (para. 121) 60 (b) The use by the Registrar General of the criteria identified in Corbett v. Corbett (orse. Ashley) [1970] 2 W.L.R. 1306 (Mr. Justice Ormrod) for the purposes of discharging his duty, was correct: such criteria consisting of the chromosomes, gonads and inter......
  • Bellinger v Bellinger
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • 2 November 2000
    ...birth by reference to the congruence of chromosomal, genital and gonadal characteristics as set out in Corbett v Corbett (orse Ashley)ELR ([1971] P 83). Mr Justice Johnson so held in the Family Division on November 2, 2000 when dismissing the petition by Mrs Bellinger for a declaration that......
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29 books & journal articles
  • Sex Equality's Irreconcilable Differences.
    • United States
    • Yale Law Journal Vol. 132 No. 4, February 2023
    • 1 February 2023
    ...(212.) Id. at 224, 231. (213.) Id. at 231. (214.) In re Ladrach, 513 N.E.2d 828, 832 (Ohio Prob. Ct. 1987) (citing Corbett v. Corbett (1970) 2 All ER 33 at 48 (Eng.)); see also In re Estate of Gardiner, 42 P. 3d 120,124 (Kan. 2002) (affirming the lower court's ruling that a marriage between......
  • The central mistake of sex discrimination law: the disaggregation of sex from gender.
    • United States
    • University of Pennsylvania Law Review Vol. 144 No. 1, November 1995
    • 1 November 1995 declare a person's true sex. See, e.g., infra notes 167-203 and accompanying text (discussing at length the case of Corbett v. Corbett, 1971 P. 83 (1970), one of the most important cases in Anglo-American jurisprudence in which a court determined the meaning of a person's true sex in the......
  • Going Dutch? A Comparative Analysis and Assessment of the Gradual Recognition of Homosexuality with Respect to the Netherlands and England
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law No. 9-1, March 2002
    • 1 March 2002
    ...Communication from the Senior Parliamentary Legal Officer to Lord Lester of Herne Hill, letter dated 8 April 2002. 142. Corbett v Corbett [1971] P 83. 143. M. MacLeoud, chief executive of the National Family and Parenting Institute, (Daily Telegraph, 24.09.2000). 144. Section 6(1). 145. Sec......
  • 'When Divorce is Away, Nullity's at Play': A New Ground for Annulment, its Dubious Past and its Uncertain Future
    • Ireland
    • Trinity College Law Review No. I-1998, January 1998
    • 1 January 1998
    ...Court in Baehr v. Lewin 852 P 2d 44 (Haw.). Quaere the legal status of the post-operative transsexual see Corbett v. Corbett (orse Ashley) [1971] P 83, but contra see M.T v. JT. 140 NJ Super. 77, 2335 A 2d 204. " Hyde v. Hyde and Woodmansee (1886) LR I P & D 130; Conlan v. Mohammed [1987] I......
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