Dunlop v Woollahra Municipal Council

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1981
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  • Ng Kim Moi v Pentadbir Tanah Daerah Seremban, Negeri Sembilan Darul Khusus
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Bennett v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 7 Octubre 1997
    ...that an intent to injure was an essential ingredient in the tort of public misfeasance: see Dunlop v Woollabra Municipial CouncilELR ((1982) AC 158) and Bourgoin SA v Minister of Agriculture Fisheries and FoodELR ((1986) QB 716) and the plaintiff's case as pleaded failed to disclose any cau......
  • Bourgoin S.A. v Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 Julio 1985
    ...as a claim for damages against the Minister for misfeasance in public office, a tort which was described by Lord Diplock in Dunlop v. Woollahra Municipal Council, (1982) Appeal Cases 158, 172 E as "well-established". That is not in dispute. The difference between the parties rest......
  • Jones v Swansea City Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 Marzo 1989
    ...to deal with it, albeit relatively briefly. 69 The plaintiff's cause of action 70Though in Dunlop v. Woollhara Municipal Council [1982] A.C.158 at p.172 Lord Diplock described the tort of misfeasance in public office as "well established", the essential ingredients and limits of ......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Misfeasance in public office: a very peculiar tort.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 Nbr. 1, April 2011
    • 1 Abril 2011
    ...as a Remedy for Unlawful Administrative Action' (1979) 38 Cambridge Law Journal 323, 343. (120) Dunlop v Woollahra Municipal Council [1982] AC 158, 172 (Lord Diplock for Lords Diplock, Simon, Edmund-Davies, Scarman and (121) [1986] 1 QB 716. (122) Ibid 776 (Oliver LJ). (123) Ibid. Oliver LJ......
  • Regulating the Conduct of MPs. The British Experience of Combating Corruption
    • United Kingdom
    • Political Studies Nbr. 45-3, August 1997
    • 1 Agosto 1997
    ...Member of Parliament to accept a bribe.137Jones v. Swansea C.C. [1990] 1 WLR 1453; Dunlop v. Woollahra Municipal Council [1982] AC158, [1981] 1 All ER 1202, P.C.; Three Rivers District Council v. Governorand Company of the Bankof England (No. 3) [1996] 3 All ER 558. See also De Smith, Woolf......
  • MISFEASANCE IN PUBLIC OFFICE: A TORT IN TENSION.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 43 Nbr. 1, August 2019
    • 1 Agosto 2019
    ...3rd ed, 2005) 142-4. (30) Northern Territory v Mengel (1995) 185 CLR 307, 370 (Deane J) ('Mengel'); Dunlop v Woollahra Municipal Council [1982] AC 158, 172 (Lord Diplock for the Court) (Privy Council) (31) Leerdam v Noori (2009) 255 ALR 553, 556 [16] (Spigelman CJ) (New South Wales Court of......
  • Government Procurement as a Vehicle for Workplace Relations Reform: The Case of the National Code of Practice for the Construction Industry
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 40-3, September 2012
    • 1 Septiembre 2012
    ...108 See, eg, Farrington v Th omson and Bridgland [1959] VR 293; Tampion v Anderson [1973] VR 715; Dunlop v Woollahra Municipal Council [1982] AC 158; Northern Territory v Mengel (1995) 185 CLR 307; Sanders v Snell (1998) 196 CLR 329. 109 Wilcox, above n 68, [7.32(i)]. 110 Ibid [7.13] (AiG a......

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