Invercargill City Council v Hamlin

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date12 February 1996
Date12 February 1996
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133 cases
  • 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......
  • Couch v The Attorney-General
    • New Zealand
    • Supreme Court
    • 24 March 2010
    ... [2002] 2 AC 122 at [63] per Lord Nicholls. 155 See for example Australian Consolidated Press Ltd v Uren [1969] 1 AC 590 (PC); Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996] 1 NZLR 513 (PC); W v W [1999] 2 NZLR 1 (PC) and Lange v Atkinson [2000] 1 NZLR 257 156 Stephen Todd “A New Zealand Perspec......
  • Cantrell v Allied Irish Banks Plc
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 10 December 2020
    ...test, and that the same conclusion was arrived at in New Zealand, and upheld by the Privy Council in Invercargill City Council v. Hamlin [1996] A.C. 624 (“ B. Provable Injury Capable of Attracting Compensation 54 The issue arose for determination in Ireland in Hegarty. The plaintiff's claim......
  • Brandley v Deane
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 15 November 2017
    ...note that a discoverability test was preferred in New Zealand and upheld by the Privy Council in Invercargill City Council v. Hamlin [1996] A.C. 624. They also observe that the Supreme Court of Canada in Kamloops v. Nielsen [1994] 2 SCR 2 declined to follow Pirelli, considering a discovera......
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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......
8 books & journal articles
  • Public or Private? Duty of Care in a Statutory Framework: Stovin v Wise in the House of Lords
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 60-4, July 1997
    • 1 July 1997
    ...authorities arenot so intrinsically different from any other negligence action that the46 ibid.47 Invercargill City Council vHamlin [1996] AC 624 (hereafter Invercargill).48 Stovin, 399.49 ibid 401.50 See also Anns, at 754, per Lord Wilberforce.51 Stovin, 403.52 ibid 402; cf Lord Hoffmann o......
  • Developing the common law: how far is too far?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 37 Nbr. 1, April - April 2013
    • 1 April 2013
    ...Ltd v CDG Pry Ltd (2004) 216 CLR 515, 537-42 [48]-[57] (McHugh J), 580-2 [184]-[190] (Kirby J). (8) Invercargill City Council v Hamlin [1996] AC 624, 641 (Lord Lloyd for Lords Keith, Browne Wilkinson, Mustill, Lloyd and Sir Michael Hardie Boys), citing Kamloops v Nielsen [1984] 2 (9) (1876)......
  • Legal Irritants: Good Faith in British Law or How Unifying Law Ends Up in New Divergencies
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 61-1, January 1998
    • 1 January 1998
    ...and the Role of Law in the Process of European Integration’ (1996) 2European Law Journal 125.85 Invercargill City Council vHamlin (1994) 3 NZLR 513; [1996] AC 264.86 Jacques Derrida, L’autre cap (Paris: Minuit, 1991). For such a perspective in contract law, see HughCollins, ‘European Privat......
  • Defaming Politicians: The Not So Common Law
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 63-5, September 2000
    • 1 September 2000
    ...the possibility of differences betweenthe common law in England and New Zealand is not new, see Invercargill City Council vHamlin[1996] AC 624. Nonetheless, the refusal to analyse the suitability of the Lange ruling is surprisinggiven the criticism of it by the New Zealand Law Commission in......
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