Invercargill City Council v Hamlin

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date12 February 1996
Date12 February 1996
CourtPrivy Council
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194 cases
  • URS Corporation Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 July 2023
    ...known or manifest” (at 14–38). 80 Similar views were expressed by Lord Lloyd in the Privy Council in Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996] A.C. 624, another case, this time from New Zealand, of actual physical damage caused by negligent inspection. In New Zealand, the courts have not fo......
  • Promet Engineering (Singapore) PTE Ltd v Sturge and Others (The Nukila)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 26 March 1997
    ...and the accrual of causes of action, for example, Pirelli v Oscar Faber [1983] 2 AC 1, Murphy v Brentwood DC [1991] 1 AC 398 and Invercargill CC v Hamlin [1996] AC 624. I agree that these authorities do not help. They are addressing a different and far more difficult problem. The question i......
  • Tengku Abdullah Ibni Sultan Abu Bakar and Others v Mohd Latiff Shah Mohd and Others & Other Appeals
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • The Companies Act (2023 Revision) and HQP Corporation Ltd (in Official Liquidation)
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 7 July 2023
    ...frequently emphasised that local conditions may justify a different approach to that adopted in England and Wales … Moreover in Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996], ALL ER 756, [1996] AC 624 the Privy Council expressly held that the New Zealand Court of Appeal was entitled to develo......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Professional Negligence In The Construction Field
    • United Kingdom
    • Mondaq United Kingdom
    • 16 July 2009
    ...has not been extended to the owners of commercial premises: Woolcock Street Investments v CDG Pty Ltd [2005] BLR 92 (Aust.) 13. [1994] 3 NZLR 513 14. [1996] A.C. 624 15. (1995) 121 DLR (4th) 193 16. [1996] 1 SLR 113 17. Kerajaan Malaysia [1993] MLJ 439; Teh Khem On v. Yeoh & Wu Developm......
17 books & journal articles
  • Defects
    • United Kingdom
    • Construction Law. Volume II - Third Edition
    • 13 April 2020
    ...v Harriss & Harriss [1988] 1 All ER 15 at 32, per Sir Denys Buckley. 197 See, eg, Bartlett, “Death hroes of Pirelli” [1991] CILL 644. 198 [1996] AC 624. Noted by Duncan Wallace, “No Surprises in the Privy Council” (1996) 112 LQR 369. See also Duncan Wallace, “No Somersault After Murphy: New......
  • The Law of Bureaucratic Negligence in South Africa: A Comparative Commonwealth Perspective
    • South Africa
    • Juta Acta Juridica No. , August 2019
    • 15 August 2019
    ...v New Zealand Security Consultants & Investigations Ltd [1992] 2NZLR 282 (CA) per Cooke P. See also Hamlin v Invercargill City Council [1994] 3 NZLR 513(CA).128[1996] 1 All ER 756 (HL). See also B & Others v Attorney General of New Zealand [2003] 4All ER 833 (PC).129See Scott Group v McFarl......
  • Professional standards in conveyancing searches
    • Barbados
    • Caribbean Law Review No. 16-1, June 2006
    • 1 June 2006
    ...for the purchaser's lender 44 is governed by the express terms of the "Lenders' Handbook" issued by 41 Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996] AC 624, 640. 42 Cottingham v Attey Bower & Jones (2000) The Times 19 April. 43 F Silverman, "Conveyancing Handbook" (11 th edn, 2004, Law Society ......
  • UNDUE INFLUENCE, UNCONSCIONABILITY AND GOOD FAITH
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1996, December 1996
    • 1 December 1996
    ...v Jessup [1986] 1 NZLR 226, 235 (CA); Contractors Bonding Ltd v Snee[1992] 2 NZLR 157 at 173 (CA). 88 Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996] 2 WLR 367, applying Australian Consolidated Press v Uren[1969] 1 AC 590, 641—644 (PC). 89 [1996] 2 SLR 706. 90 (1956) 99 CLR 362 at 405. 91 Ibid, a......
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