Metropolitan Asylum District v Hill

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
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46 cases
  • Allen v Gulf Oil Refining Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 29 January 1981
    ...are permissive only, in which case the powers conferred must be exercised in strict conformity with private rights: ( The Metropolitan Asylum District v. Hill (1881) 6 App. Cas. 7What then is the scope of the statutory authority conferred in this case? The Act was a private Act, promoted by......
  • The Registrar of Companies v Angela Swarbrick and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 13 May 2014
    ...believe that there was any difference between Mr Margolin and Ms Clarke on this point. Ms Clarke's arguments based on the Managers of the Metropolitan Asylum District case seem to me logically to apply to an order under Rule 2.33A as much as they do to an injunction in support of a common l......
  • Barr v Biffa Waste Services Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 March 2012
    ...may be so substantial as to create a legal nuisance." (p 250, per Cozens Hardy LJ; to like effect p 249, per Stirling LJ) (ii) Metropolitan Asylum District v Hill (1880) LR 6 App Cas 193 39 Under the Metropolitan Poor Act 1867, the district was required, under directions of the Local Govern......
  • Laws v Florinplace Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • Invalid date
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