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

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
CourtPrivy Council
Judgment Date1961
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308 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 Pil......
  • 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
  • Ho Soo Fong and Another v Standard Chartered Bank
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 29 January 2007
    ...mind the tort principles of remoteness as laid down in Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd v Morts Dock & Engineering Co Ltd (The Wagon Mound) [1961] AC 388 (“The Wagon Mound”). There, the Privy Council confirmed that the test of remoteness for most torts is that the damage has to be of such a k......
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17 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......
  • 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......
  • Remoteness Criteria in Equity
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 65-4, July 2002
    • 1 July 2002
    ...will not be pursued here. See Bank of New Zealand vNewZealand Guardian Trust Co Ltd [1999] 1 NZLR 664 (CA).7The Wagon Mound (No 1) [1961] AC 388 (PC); The Wagon Mound (No 2) [1967] AC 617 (PC).8Galashiels Gas Co vMillar [1949] AC 275.9The Wagon Mound (No 2) [1967] 1 AC 617 (PC); Cambridge W......
  • Consumer Redress Legislation: Simplifying or Subverting the Law of Contract
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 80-5, September 2017
    • 1 September 2017
    ...CLR 180at [186] per Gummow J. The source of the test is Overseas Tankship (UK) Ltd vMorts Dock &Engineering Co Ltd (Wagon Mound (No1) [1961] AC 388.154 Doyle vOlby (Ironmongers) Ltd n 125 above, 167 per Lord Denning MR.155 ibid.922 C2017 The Author. The Modern Law Review C2017 The Mod......
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