Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (No. 2)

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1978
Date1978
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  • Deighan v Ireland
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1995
    ...DEFENDANTS Citations: KELLYS CARPETDROME, IN RE 1984 ILRM 424 CRIMINAL PROCEDURE ACT 1993 S9 MAHARAJ V AG OF TRINIDAD & TOBAGO (NO 2) 1979 AC 385 BYRNE V IRELAND 1972 IR 241 MCKENZIE V MCKENZIE 1970 3 WLR 472 MCINTYRE V LEWIS 1991 1 IR 121 SIRROS V MOORE 1974 3 AER 776 GARNETT V FERRAND ......
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    • St Kitts & Nevis
    • Court of Appeal (Saint Kitts and Nevis)
    • 10 June 2013
    ...the master for her reliance on the Privy Council decision inRamesh Lawrence Maharaj v Attorney-General of Trinidad and Tobago (No. 2) [1979] AC 385. 22 It will be recalled that a Trinidadian barrister, Mr. Maharaj, had been arrested on a citation for contempt by order of a High Court judge ......
  • Hinds v Attorney General of Barbados and another
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 5 December 2001
    ...as they do a wide-ranging power to grant constitutional relief where the need for it is shown. He further relied on cases such as Maharaj v Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (No 2) [1979] AC 385 and Observer Publications Ltd v Matthew [2001] UKPC 11, in which this Board had exercise......
  • Thornhill v The Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 27 November 1979
    ...conforms to what was said by the Judicial Committee both in that case (pp. 244–246) and in the subsequent case of Maharaj v. Attorney General of Trinidad and Tobago (No. 2) [1978] 2 W.L.R. 902. 10 Sections 1 to 3 of the Constitution proceed on the presumption that the human rights and funda......
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  • Constitutional Limits on Bills of Rights Introduced by a State or Territory
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 35-3, September 2007
    • 1 September 2007
    ...J), 717–18 (McKay J), cf at 702 (Hardie Boys J); the New Zealand Court of Appeal considered Maharaj v A-G of Trinidad and Tobago (No 2) [1979] AC 385, 396, 399 (Lord Diplock); Nilabati Bahera v State of Orissa (1993) Cri LJ 2899, 2912 (Anand J) (Supreme Court of India); State (Quinn) v Ryan......
  • Misfeasance in public office: a very peculiar tort.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 Nbr. 1, April 2011
    • 1 April 2011
    ...57 Australian Law Journal 571. (53) Sirros v Moore [1975] QB 118, 135 (Lord Denning MR); Maharaj v A-G (Trinidad and Tobago) [No 2] [1979] AC 385, 404 (Lord Hailsham); Re McC (A Minor) [1985] 1 AC 528, 559 (Lord Templeman); A-G (NSW) v Agarsky (1986) 6 NSWLR 38, 40 (Kirby P); Rajski v Powel......
  • Is Malaysia's MyKad the 'one card to rule them all'? The urgent need to develop a proper legal framework for the protection of personal information in Malaysia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 28 Nbr. 2, August 2004
    • 1 August 2004
    ...relief as may be moulded by the courts according to the justice of the case: ibid 22. (215) Maharaj v A-G (Trinidad and Tobago) [No 2] [1979] AC 385. (216) Hong Leong Equipment [1996] 1 MLJ 481,537 (Sri Ram (217) Smart Card Alliance, Privacy and Secure Identification Systems: The Role of Sm......
  • “PUBLIC” AND “PRIVATE” LAW: DEFINITION WITHOUT DISTINCTION
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 43-3, May 1980
    • 1 May 1980
    ...this; loc. cit. p. 1032. 11 See further my ‘‘ Fault liability in French and English Public Law ” (1976) 39 M.L.R. 516,530 et seq. la [1978] 2 W.L.R. 902. 244 THE MODERN LAW REVIEW [Vol. 43 Diplock expressed doubts whether punitive damages were available, remarking Is: “ The claim is not a c......

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