OLL Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
Judgment Date1997
Date1997
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17 cases
  • Kent v Griffiths (No.2)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 February 2000
    ...the decision of this court in Alexandrou v Oxford [1993] 4 All ER 328 as to the police when responding to a '999' call and OLL Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport [1997] 3 All ER 897 in relation to the coast-guards when making a rescue at 11 The second primary submission is that neglig......
  • Costello v Chief Constable of Northumbria Police
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 December 1998
    ...of care was established. In the other two cases where there was no such positive act, there was no duty of care. [In OLL Limited v. Secretary of State for Transport [1997] 3 All.E.R. 897, I applied at first instance the Capital & Counties principles to the Coastguard carrying out a rescue o......
  • Aitken v Scottish Ambulance Service
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session (Outer House)
    • Invalid date
  • Derek Burnett V. Grampian Fire And Rescue Service
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Session
    • 9 January 2007
    ...cited two English cases in which reference had been made to Capital and Counties. In OLL Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport [1997] 3 All E R 897. May J applied that decision to a case where the coastguard had responded to an emergency at sea, holding that the latter were under no enforc......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Doctors as Good Samaritans: Some Empirical Evidence Concerning Emergency Medical Treatment in Britain
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Law and Society Nbr. 30-2, June 2003
    • 1 June 2003
    ...CC [1997] Q.B. 1004(limited duty on fire brigade once it has elected to fight a fire), OLL v. Secretary ofState for Transport [1997] 3 All E.R. 897 (no duty on coastguard co-ordinating air-sea rescue), Alexandrou v. Oxford [1993] 4 All E.R. 328 (no duty on police to respondto 999 call).5 Ge......
  • Mediating Punitiveness: Understanding Public Attitudes towards Work-Related Fatality Cases
    • United Kingdom
    • European Journal of Criminology Nbr. 7-5, September 2010
    • 1 September 2010
    ...explosion of No 5 Blast Furnace, Corus UK Ltd, Port Talbot, Ref no: WEB34. London: Crown. 5. OLL v. Secretary of State for Transport [1997] 3 All E.R. 897. 6. R v. DPP and others ex parte Jones (2000), Q.B.D. 23/03/2000, Ref: CO/3008/99. 7. R v. Alistair Henry Crow (2001) Court of Appeal 21......

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