Howard v Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
JudgeTHE MASTER OF THE ROLLS,LORD JUSTICE STAUGHTON,LORD JUSTICE TAYLOR
Judgment Date16 May 1990
Neutral Citation[1990] EWCA Civ J0516-5
Docket Number90/0470
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Date16 May 1990
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15 cases
  • Ahmad Zaini bin Japar v Tl Offshore Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 2002
  • Tinsley v Milligan
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 24 June 1993
    ...of the principle of policy established in the older authorities. 22A more decisive step was taken in the third case, Howard v. Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd [1990] 1 W.L.R. 1292. The case was concerned with a contract for the recovery from Nigeria of an aircraft owned by the defendants......
  • Tinsley v Milligan
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 30 July 1991
    ...just incidentally. He considered (at p. 564) that the public conscience test was very difficult to apply. 18Finally, in Howard v. Shirlstar Container Transport Limited [1990] 1 W.L.R. 1292 a defence of illegality was raised to a claim for payment due under a contract on the removal of an a......
  • Moore Stephens v. Stone Rolls Ltd., (2009) 396 N.R. 203 (HL)
    • Canada
    • 30 July 2009
    ...[para. 129]. Euro-Diam Ltd. v. Bathurst, [1990] 1 Q.B. 1 (C.A.), refd to. [para. 129]. Howard v. Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd., [1990] 1 W.L.R. 1292 (C.A.), refd to. [para. Citizens' Life Assurance Co. v. Brown, [1904] A.C. 423, refd to. [para. 133]. Abrath v. North Eastern Railway Co.......
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7 books & journal articles
  • CONTRACTUAL ILLEGALITY AND CONFLICT OF LAWS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1995, December 1995
    • 1 December 1995
    ...see Saunders v. Edwards[1987] 1 W.L.R. 1116, Euro-Diam Ltd. v. Bathurst[1990] 1 Q.B. 1 and Howard v. Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd.[1990] 1 W.L.R. 1292. 288 Which means that the court exercises its discretion in weighing and balancing the consequences of granting relief or refusing reli......
  • Illegality
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...504 (CA); Phoenix General Ins Co of Greece SA v Halvanon Ins Co Ltd, [1988] QB 216 (CA); Howard v Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd, [1990] 3 All ER 366 (CA). 220 See, for example, Maschinenfabrik Seydelmann K-G v Presswood Bros Ltd (1965), 53 DLR (2d) 224 (Ont CA), rev’g on other grounds (......
  • REFORMING ILLEGALITY IN PRIVATE LAW
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2009, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...raised by the defendant when the plaintiff sought to sue on a contract of insurance), Howard v Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd[1990] 1 WLR 1292 (a case concerning enforcement of a contract despite illegal performance), and by the majority of the Court of Appeal in Tinsley v Milligan[1992]......
  • Lecture - ONES DAY PROFESSORSHIP OF COMMERCIAL LAW LECTURE 2019 – “THE STATE OF ILLEGALITY”
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2019, December 2019
    • 1 December 2019
    ...[2012] RLR 1 at 2. 17 [1986] 1 All ER 676. See also Saunders v Edwards [1987] 1 WLR 1116; Howard v Shirlstar Container Transport Ltd [1990] 1 WLR 1292; and Euro-Diam Ltd v Bathurst [1990] 1 QB 1. 18 Tinsley v Milligan [1994] AC 340 at 358–361, per Lord Goff, and 363–364 and 369, per Lord Br......
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