Hampton v Glamorgan County Council

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date09 November 1916
Judgment citation (vLex)[1916] UKHL J1109-1
Date09 November 1916

[1916] UKHL J1109-1

House of Lords

Glamorgan County Council.

After hearing Counsel for the Appellant, as well on Tuesday last as this day, upon the Petition and Appeal of Reginald Moore Hampton, trading as Hampton and Company, of 18 City Road, in the City of Cardiff, 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 22d of March 1915, 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 the Glamorgan County Council, lodged in answer to the said Appeal; and Counsel appearing for the Respondents, but not being called on; 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 22d day of March 1915, 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 Appellant do pay, or cause to be...

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  • Lumbers v W Cook Builders Pty Ltd ((in Liquidation))
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 18 June 2008
    ...406. 5 (1987) 162 CLR 221; [1987] HCA 5. 6 (1987) 162 CLR 221 at 245. 7 cf Monks v Poynice Pty Ltd (1987) 8 NSWLR 662. 8 Hampton v Glamorgan County Council [1917] AC 13 9 See Restatement of the Law: Restitution and Unjust Enrichment, 3d, Tentative Draft No 3 (2004) at §29. 10 [1994] 1 W......
  • Costello and Another v MacDonald and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 July 2011
    ...and provides certainty, and so limits disputes and litigation. The following cases support its application to the present case. 24 In Hampton v Glamorgan [1916] AC 13 the appellant was a subcontractor who carried out work for a school built for the respondent pursuant to a lump sum contract......
  • Issa Nicholas [Grenada Ltd] Appellant v Electrotec Services Ltd Respondent [ECSC]
    • Grenada
    • Court of Appeal
    • 13 May 1996
    ...but by the building owner or hisarchitect, once those terms fell within the sums provided in the main contract. Hampton v Glamorgan [1917] A.C. 13. 42 On 23rd January 1986 PCA issued a payment certificate signed by Mr. Hosein and addressed to the appellant, certifying the Contract Sum $8,50......
  • Oliver Davis Trading as Davis Engineering Appellant v [1] Rona Henry [2] Eric Henry Respondents [ECSC]
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Court of Appeal
    • 4 December 2006
    ...in contract to the contractor even if both have been held liable to the third party in tort.' (my emphasis). 25 The case of Hampton v Glamorgan County Council1 cited by learned Queen 's Counsel for the appellant provides an interesting illustration of the principle. In that case a builder c......
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1 books & journal articles
  • Building and Construction Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...of Concrete Construction (Pty) Ltd v Keidan & Co (Pty) Ltd1955 (4) SA 315 and the English decision of Hampton v Glamorgan County Council[1917] AC 13. 5.15 The universality of the problem and the difficult decisions it often engenders are shown by the English decision of Crittall Manufacturi......

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