Ex parte Dawes. Re Moon

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1886
CourtCourt of Appeal
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41 cases
  • VM Peer Mohamed v Great Eastern Life Assurance Co Ltd
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • September 9, 1982
    ...construction of such an instrument as the one under consideration are set out in the judgment of Lopes LJ in Re Moon; ex p Dawes (1886-87) 17 QBD 275 at p 289: There are several well-established rules applicable to the construction of deeds. One is this, that, if the operative part of a dee......
  • Benfield Corporate Risk Canada Ltd. v. Beaufort International Insurance Inc. et al., 2013 ABCA 200
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Alberta)
    • January 16, 2013
    ...Pipe & Steel Ltd. et al. (2012), 327 B.C.A.C. 22; 556 W.A.C. 22; 2012 BCCA 337, refd to. [para. 115]. Moon Ex p Dawes, Re (1886), 17 Q.B.D. 275, refd to. [para. Eli Lilly & Co. et al. v. Novopharm Ltd. et al., [1998] 2 S.C.R. 129; 227 N.R. 201; 161 D.L.R.(4th) 1, refd to. [paras. 11......
  • Menta Construction Sdn Bhd v Lestari Puchong Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Federal Court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • T & N Ltd v Royal & Sun Alliance Plc (Curzon Insurance Ltd, Part 20 defendant)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • May 9, 2003
    ...aid to construction in the event of any ambiguity, but they cannot override the operative terms of an agreement, where they are clear: Re Moon, ex p. Dawes (1886) 17 QBD. 275; Rutter v Charles Sharpe & Co. [1979] 1 WLR 1429; Chitty, para. 7Background to 1997 Agreement 527 Marine's position......
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