Powys v Powys

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtProbate, Divorce and Admiralty Division
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33 cases
  • Lewis v Lewis
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 5 March 1984
    ...a decree or thereafter" as one of a number of indicia of retrospectivity, appear to cast doubt on Lord Simon's attitude to the phrase. In Powys v. Powys, 1971 Probate, Divorce and Admiralty, page 340, Mr Justice Brandon (as he then was) was engaged in construing Section 2 of the Matrimonial......
  • Chebaro v Chebaro
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 5 February 1987
    ...applies unless the result is unavoidable on the language used. I prefer the approach adopted by Mr Justice Brandon (as he then was) in Powys v Powys (1971) P. 340 at page 350D-E:"The true principles to apply are in my view, these: that the first and most important consideration in construin......
  • Brown (Annette) v, Orphiel Brown
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 26 March 2010
    ...various significant sections which comprise the Act. In this regard I endorse the approach recommended by Brandon J. in Powys v Powys [1971] 3 All ER. 116 at 124 (e) where he said: "The true principles to apply are, in my view, these: that the first and most important consideration in const......
  • National Asset Management Agency v Commissioner for Environmental Information
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 27 February 2013
    ...[2009] IEHC 286, (Unrep, Sheehan J, 23/6/2009); Minister for Agriculture and Food v Barry [2008] IEHC 216, [2009] 1 IR 215; Pawys v Pawys [1971] P 340; OH v OH [1990] 2 IR 558 and McCann Ltd v Ó Culachain (Inspector of Taxes) [1986] 1 IR 196 considered - European Communities (Access to Info......
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  • The American Dilemma in Uniform: Race in the Armed Forces
    • United States
    • Sage ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, The No. 406-1, March 1973
    • 1 March 1973
    ..."Military Service and Race," in his The Mili-tary Establishment (New York: Harper and 1. Materials covering racial matters in the Row, 1971), pp. 340-54. Invaluable military are quite extensive. A partial bibli- of information are the racial composition ography follows: Leo Bogart, Social R......

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