McLeod v St. Aubyn

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1899
Date1899
Year1899
CourtPrivy Council
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61 cases
  • Attorney General v O'Kelly
    • Ireland
    • High Court (Irish Free State)
    • 20 March 1928
    ...contempt of Court by scandalising the Court itself have not become obsolete, and the dictum to the contrary in McLeod v. St. Aubyn,ELR [1899] A. C. 549, cannot be accepted as accurate, having regard to the subsequent decisions,R. v. Gray,ELR [1900] 2 Q. B. 36, and R. v. Editor of the New St......
  • A-G, Malaysia v Manjeet Singh Dhillon
    • Malaysia
    • Supreme Court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Attorney General v Wain and Others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 11 January 1991
    ... ... of is a contempt of court, it is important that one does `not lose sight of local conditions`: see the Privy Council`s decision in McLeod v St Aubyn [1989] AC 549. This was recently reiterated in Badry `s case where Lord Hailsham LC, said in the Privy Council, in an appeal from ... ...
  • Attorney-General v Hertzberg Daniel and Others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 25 November 2008
    ... ... right to freedom of speech and expression imposed by the law of contempt vary from place to place and would depend on the local conditions ( McLeod v St Aubyn [1989] AC 549; Wain at 393-394), as well as the ideas held by the courts about the principles to be adhered to in the administration of ... ...
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7 books & journal articles
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2008, December 2008
    • 1 December 2008
    ...struck between contempt law and free speech varied from place to place and depended on ‘the local conditions’ (citing McLeod v St Aubyn[1899] AC 549, without going into the rationale for allowing contempt on small islands which may be more than a little offensive): AG v Hertzberg Daniel[200......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Cyberlibel: Information Warfare in the 21st Century? Part VIII
    • 15 June 2011
    ...374, 401 McLeod v. Sinclair, 2008 CanLII 67901, [2008] O.J. No. 5242 (S.C.J.) ............................204, 415 McLeod v. St Aubyn, [1899] A.C. 549 ...................................................................................322, 347 McLoughlin v. Kutasy, [1979] 2 S.C.R. 311 ............
  • Administrative and Constitutional Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2010, December 2010
    • 1 December 2010
    ...and more educated’: Shadrake Alan at [3]. One might note that the Privy Council had, in the 19th century decision of McLeod v St Aubyn [1899] AC 549 at 561 observed - it turns out inaccurately - that contempt of court was increasingly redundant though there was utility in retaining it ‘in s......
  • Internet Intermediaries
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Cyberlibel: Information Warfare in the 21st Century? Part VI
    • 15 June 2011
    ...such as has long been recognized in the context of editorial responsibility. As Lord Morris commented in McLeod v. St. Aubyn, [1899] AC 549, 562: “A printer and publisher intends to publish, and so intending cannot plead as a justiication that he did not know the contents. he appellant in t......
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