Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date21 December 1995
Date21 December 1995
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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57 cases
  • OBG Ltd. et al. v. Allan et al., (2007) 369 N.R. 66 (HL)
    • Canada
    • 2 May 2007
    ...444, refd to. [para. 290]. McKennitt v. Ash, [2006] E.M.L.R. 10, refd to. [para. 291]. Hellewell v. Chief Constable of Derbyshire, [1995] 4 All E.R. 473, refd to. [para. 293]. Gilbert v. Star Newspaper Co. (1894), 11 T.L.R. 4, refd to. [para. 296]. Ellerman Lines Ltd. v. Read, [1928] 2 K.B.......
  • C v Holland
    • New Zealand
    • High Court
    • 24 August 2012
    ...States and rights jurisprudence in the United Kingdom. He preferred instead to adopt the following dicta of Laws J in Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire when dealing with a photo taken of a private matter: 73 If someone with a telephoto lens were to take from a distance and with no a......
  • Governors & Guardians of the Hospital for the Relief of Poor Lying-in Women, Dublin v Information Commissioner
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 19 July 2011
    ...AUSTRALIAN BROADCASTING CORP v LENAH GAME MEATS PTY LTD 208 CLR 199 185 ALR 1 2001 HCA 63 HELLEWELL v CHIEF CONSTABLE OF DERBYSHIRE 1995 1 WLR 804 1995 4 AER 473 FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT 1997 S28(1)(A) CLARK & NI SHUILLEABHAIN INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY LAW IN IRELAND 3ED 2010 FREEDOM OF INFOR......
  • R (Stanley and Others) v Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 7 October 2004
    ...that it cannot be satisfied because the defendants did not properly identify their objective, and invites our attention to Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire [1995] 1 WLR 804 where a limited distribution of a police photograph was held to be not even an arguable breach of confidence,......
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7 books & journal articles
  • REVISITING THE LAW OF CONFIDENCE IN SINGAPORE AND A PROPOSAL FOR A NEW TORT OF MISUSE OF PRIVATE INFORMATION
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2020, December 2020
    • 1 December 2020
    ...Ltd [1984] 1 WLR 892; Stephens v Avery [1988] Ch 449; X Pte Ltd v CDE [1992] 2 SLR(R) 575; Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire [1995] 1 WLR 804; Barrymore v News Group Newspapers Ltd [1997] FSR 600; A v B plc [2002] EWCA Civ 337; [2003] QB 195; Associated Newspapers Ltd v HRH Prince o......
  • Whither breach of confidence: a right of privacy for Australia?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 26 No. 2, August 2002
    • 1 August 2002
    ...in particular, surreptitious obtaining of private information would be covered--see, eg, Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire [1995] 4 All ER 473, 476 (Laws if someone with a telephoto lens were to take from a distance and with no authority a picture of another engaged in some private ......
  • A Potential Framework For Privacy? A Reply To Hello!
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 69-5, September 2006
    • 1 September 2006
    ...(LordGo¡ gave the example of aprivatediary dropped in apublic place andpicked up by a passer-by); Hellewell vChiefConstableofDerbyshire[1995]1 WLR 804 (QB) 807 (LawsJ gave examplesof a found or stolen letter or diary);Francome vMirrorGroup NewspapersLtd [1984] 1WLR 892 (CA) (information obt......
  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation v Lenah Game Meats: privacy, injunctions and possums: an analysis of the high court's decision.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 26 No. 3, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...is taken from A-G v Guardian Newspapers Ltd (No 2) [1990] 1 AC 109, 281 (Lord Goff). See also Hellewell v Chief Constable of Derbyshire [1995] 1 WLR 804, 807 (Laws (56) Stephens v Avery [1988] Ch 449. (57) At least it will be reasonable in the general run of cases, which again illustrates t......
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