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

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1978
Date1978
Year1978
CourtPrivy Council
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  • Deighan v Ireland
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1995
    ...v. Ireland| 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 ......
  • Reginald Anthony Hull Appellant v [1] The Attorney-General of St. Christopher and Nevis [2] The Social Security Board Respondents [ECSC]
    • 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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25 books & journal articles
  • Misfeasance in public office: a very peculiar tort.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 No. 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......
  • Constitutional Limits on Bills of Rights Introduced by a State or Territory
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 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......
  • The Development of Charter Damages Jurisprudence in Canada: Guidelines from the Supreme Court
    • South Africa
    • Juta Stellenbosch Law Review No. , August 2019
    • 16 August 2019
    ...where t here is a right, ther e must be a remedy ”See also per McLa chlin J in R v 974649 Ontario Inc [20 01] 3 SCR 575 paras 19-20 8 [1978] 2 All ER 670 (PC)9 [2005] 2 WLR 1324 (PC)10 [1994] 3 NZLR 667 (NZCA) 677, 692 and 702 per Cooke P, Casey a nd Hardie Boys JJ respe ctively11 [2008] 1 ......
  • The Law of Bureaucratic Negligence in South Africa: A Comparative Commonwealth Perspective
    • South Africa
    • Juta Acta Juridica No. , August 2019
    • 15 August 2019
    ...of fundamental rights: Recent developments’ (2002) 17 (1) SA Public Law98.5S 39(2), Constitution of the Republic of South Africa 1996.6[1978] 2 All ER 670; [1979]AC 385 (PC).7The preference for the use of the common law as the vehicle for the recovery of damagesfor breaches of fundamental r......
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