Overseas Tankship (U.K.) Ltd v Morts Dock and Engineering Company Ltd (The Wagon Mound)

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1961
Date1961
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315 cases
  • CHS CPO GmbH (in bankruptcy) and Another v Vikas Goel and Others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 26 April 2005
    ...authority being that of the Privy Council decision of Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock & Engineering Co Ltd (The Wagon Mound) [1961] AC 388). Here, we need to return to first principles. The grant of an injunction or (in more specific contexts) Mareva injunctions and/or Anton Piller ......
  • Lamb v Camden London Borough Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 March 1981
    ...sense of the matter. 56 The test of remoteness is said to he the same as the test of duty in negligence (see the Wagon Mound (No. 1) (1961) Appeal Cases 388). If the instant case is approached as a case of negligence and one asks the question, did the respondents' owe a duty not to break a ......
  • McLoughlin v O'Brian
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 16 December 1980
    ...foreseeable damage which Viscount Simons restated in giving the judgment of the Judicial Committee in The Wagon Mound 1961 AC., 388 at pages 423 and 426. Both principles go back a long way before those dates, but in those two judgments they received authoritative recognition and 28In Bourh......
  • Kenny & Good Pty Ltd v Mgica (1992) Ltd
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
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20 books & journal articles
  • The 2017 Winterton Lecture. Sir Owen Dixon Today
    • Australia
    • University of Western Australia Law Review Nbr. 43-1, January 2018
    • 1 January 2018
    ...‘Lord Aitkin: Principle and progress’ (2016) 90 Australian Law Journal 711, 737–41. 41 (1961) 106 CLR 112 at 122; [1961] HCA 46. 42 [1961] AC 388; [1961] UKPC 1. 43 Ayres, Owen Dixon (Miegunyah Press, 2003) C The Common Law and the Constitution The final introductory matter concerns Dixon’s......
  • AN ACCOUNT OF ACCOUNTS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2016, December 2016
    • 1 December 2016
    ...of duty analysis in the contractual context. 114 Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock and Engineering Co Ltd (The Wagon Mound No 1) [1961] AC 388 at 422–423, per Viscount Simond; Bradford v Robinson Rentals Ltd[1967] 1 WLR 337; [1967] 1 All ER 267. 115 Carslogie Steamship Co Ltd v Royal ......
  • THE PROMISE OF UNIVERSALITY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2013, December 2013
    • 1 December 2013
    ...Torts in Singapore (Academy Publishing, 2011) at p 83. 45 See Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock & Engineering Co (The Wagon Mound)[1961] AC 388. 46 [1996] AC 155. 47 Ngiam Kong Seng v Lim Chiew Hock [2008] 3 SLR(R) 674 at [110]. 48 Ngiam Kong Seng v Lim Chiew Hock [2008] 3 SLR(R) 674 ......
  • Factual Causation
    • United Kingdom
    • Federal Law Review Nbr. 38-3, September 2010
    • 1 September 2010
    ...84 Derived from Ov erseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock & Engineering Co [1961] AC 388 ('Wagon Mound (No 1) Case') and Hughes v Lord Advocate [1963] AC 837. 85 Stapleton, 'Cause-in-Fact', above n 4, 401, 412–17. Travel Compensation Fund v Tambree (2005) 224 CLR 627 r uns counter to the usu......
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