Fardon v Harcourt-Rivington

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date22 January 1932
Judgment citation (vLex)[1932] UKHL J0122-1
CourtHouse of Lords
Date22 January 1932

[1932] UKHL J0122-1

House of Lords

Harconrt-Rivington and Another.

After hearing Counsel for the Appellant, as well yesterday as this day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Oliver George Fardon, of 150, Vivian Avenue, Wembley, in the County of Middlesex, praying, That the matter of the Order set forth in the Schedule thereto, namely, an Order of His Majesty's Court of Appeal, of the 30th of October 1930, might be reviewed before His Majesty the King, in His Court of Parliament, and that the said Order might be reversed, varied, or altered, or that the Petitioner might have such other relief in the premises as to His Majesty the King, in His Court of Parliament, might seem meet; as also upon the printed Case of Pauline Ethel Harcourt-Rivington (Married woman, wife of Seaward Harcourt-Rivington) and Seaward Harcourt-Rivington, lodged in answer to the said Appeal; and Counsel appearing for the Respondents, but not being called upon; and due consideration being had of what was offered for the said Appellant:


It is Ordered and Adjudged, by the Lords Spiritual and Temporal in the Court of Parliament of His Majesty the King assembled, That the said Order of His Majesty's Court of Appeal, of the 30th day of October 1930, complained of in the said Appeal, be, and the same is hereby, Affirmed, and that the said Petition and Appeal be, and the same is hereby, dismissed this House: And it is further Ordered, That the...

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  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive The Law of Torts. Third Edition
    • 2 September 2007
    ...95 Fardon v. Hardon-Rivington, [1932] All E.R. Rep. 81, 146 L.T. 391, 48 T.L.R. 215, 76 Sol. J. 81 (H.L.).................................................................... 9 Ferguson v. McBee Technographics Inc., [1988] 6 W.W.R. 716, 55 Man. R. (2d) 130, 23 C.P.R. (3d) 47, additional reas......
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...Macmillan”s formulation of the duty of care owed by members of the public in the use of public highways in Fardon v Harcourt-Rivington(1932) 146 LT 391 at 392. In Fardon, Lord Macmillan had said: “Members of the public, motor owners, and pedestrians alike, in their use of the highway, owe t......

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