R v Shivpuri

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1984
Year1984
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Harta Empat Sdn Bhd; Koperasi Rakyat Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Federal Court (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • R v Tulloch
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 31 July 1985
    ...is still an offence under the 1981 Act even though it would not have been a crime at common law. He cited the decision of this court in R. v. Shivpuri (1985) 1 All E.R. 143, where the appellant was arrested by customs officials while in possession of a suitcase which he believed contained p......
  • Police Service for Northern Ireland v Richard Shaw MacRitchie
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Northern Ireland)
    • 20 June 2008
    ...well settled that an attempt to commit an offence that cannot in fact be perpetrated is nevertheless a criminal attempt – see R v Shivpuri [1987] AC 1 where it was held that on the true construction of section 1 of the Criminal Attempts Act 1981 the actus reus of the statutory offence of at......
  • Pearson v R
    • Cayman Islands
    • Court of Appeal (Cayman Islands)
    • 2 May 2000
    ...A.L.J.R. 270; 160 Aust. L.R. 531, followed. (4) R. v. Preddy, [1996] A.C. 815; [1996] 3 All E.R. 481, distinguished. (5) R. v. Shivpuri, [1987] A.C. 1; [1986] 2 All E.R. 334, applied. Legislation construed: Interpretation Law (1995 Revision) (Laws of the Cayman Islands, 1963, cap. 70, revis......
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  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Criminal Law. Eighth edition
    • 1 September 2022
    ...2019 BCCA 296 ............................................................................. 125 CRIMINAL LAW 636 R v Shivpuri, [1986] 2 All ER 334, [1986] 2 WLR 988 (HL) ............................. 160 R v Showman, [1988] 2 SCR 893, 45 CCC (3d) 289, 67 CR (3d) 61 ................... 48 R ......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Criminal Law. Seventh Edition
    • 4 August 2018
    ...319, rev’g (1990), 105 AR 122, 55 CCC (3d) 313 (CA) ............................................................ 459 R v Shivpuri, [1986] 2 All ER 334, [1986] 2 WLR 988 (HL) ............................. 154 R v Showman, [1988] 2 SCR 893, 45 CCC (3d) 289, 67 CR (3d) 61 ................... 4......
  • The Doctrine of Incapability and the Emperor's New Clothes: A Protected Defendant or Non-Existent Offences?
    • United Kingdom
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 78-3, June 2014
    • 1 June 2014
    ...Williams’ argument was expressly approved of in the speech of Lord Bridge of Harwich when R v Shivpuri reached the House of Lords: [1987] AC 1 at 35 27 August 198136 Confirmed in R v Taaffe [1983] 2 All ER 625. Note that in R v Brown (1889) 24 QBD 357, Lord Coleridge CJ seems to suggest tha......
  • CITING LEGAL AUTHORITIES IN COURT
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 2004, December 2004
    • 1 December 2004
    ...in Ius Privatum Gentium, Festschrift fur Max Rheinstein, vol i (1969) at 208; Markesinis, “A Matter of Style”(1994) 110 LQR 607 at 626. 42 [1987] AC 1, [1986] 2 All ER 334. 43 [1985] AC 567, [1985] 2 All ER 355. 44 Williams, “The Lords and Impossible Attempts, or Quis Custodiet Ipsos Custod......
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