Re Courage Group's Pension Schemes

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1987
Year1987
CourtChancery Division
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110 cases
  • Mytravel Group Plc; Re the Companies Act 1985
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 24 November 2004
    ... ... Comrs [ 1970 ] 1 WLR 429 , 446 and of Millett J in In re Courage Group's Pension Schemes [ 1987 ] 1 WLR 495 , 511 applied ... In ... ...
  • Briggs v Gleeds (Head Office)
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 15 April 2014
    ...the member might enjoy when he left the Scheme at some time in the future. 116 The most helpful English case on this issue is In re Courage Group's Pension Schemes [1987] 1 WLR 495, [1987] 1 All ER 528, a decision of Millett J that has been followed in the relevant respect more than once ......
  • Grand View Private Trust Company Ltd v Wong, Wen-Young
    • Bermuda
    • Court of Appeal (Bermuda)
    • 20 April 2020
    ...under a fully discretionary trust instrument. 58 Similarly, in Re Courage Group's Pension Schemes v Imperial Brewing & Leisure Ltd [1987] 1 WLR 495, there was an express prohibition on using the power of amendment to change the purposes of the pension scheme. Nonetheless, Millett J (as he ......
  • Wong, Wen-Young v Grand View Private Trust Company Ltd
    • Bermuda
    • Supreme Court (Bermuda)
    • 5 June 2019
    ...This analysis was applied in disposing of the In Re Ball's case. In Re Courage Group's Pension Schemes v Imperial Brewing & Leisure Ltd [1987] 1 WLR 495, there was an express prohibition on using the power of amendment to change the purposes of the pension scheme. Nonetheless, Millett J (a......
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2 firm's commentaries
  • Pensions Update, Winter 2015
    • European Union
    • Mondaq European Union
    • 26 November 2015
    ...expressed the view that it would be desirable for the Court of Appeal to consider the decision in In re Courage Group's Pension Schemes [1987] 1 WLR 495 regarding the meaning of the phrase "secured" benefits, and consequently the meaning of "accrued" benefits adopted in Briggs and others v ......
  • FSR GPS: The Substratum Rule In Superannuation
    • Australia
    • Mondaq Australia
    • 14 February 2023
    ...with the sole purpose test). Footnotes 1. Kearns and Another v Hill and Others (1990) 21 NSWLR 107. 2. Re Courage Group's Pension Schemes 1987 1 WLR 495 at 3. See section 63 of the Trustee Act 1925 (NSW), section 63 of the Trustee Act 1925 (ACT), section 96 of the Trusts Act 1973 (Qld), sec......
3 books & journal articles
  • The Pension Trust: Fit For Purpose?
    • United Kingdom
    • Wiley The Modern Law Review No. 82-5, September 2019
    • 1 September 2019
    ...Wales, McLelland J, 4 April 1985.16 [1984] VR 161.17 Re Courage Group’s Pension Sc hemes; Ryanet al vImperial Brewing and Leisure [1987] 1 All ER 528;Lock vWes t pa c (1991) 25 NSWLR 593; Mettoy n11above;Air Jamaica Ltd vCharlton [1999]1 WLR 1399; Stevens vBell (Chancery Division, Lloyd J, ......
  • Fiduciary Government: Decentring Property and Taxpayers' Interests
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Social & Legal Studies No. 6-2, June 1997
    • 1 June 1997
    ...3 All ER 20.R. v. Waltham Forest LBC, ex p. Baxter [1988] 2 WLR 257.Readtng v. AG [1951] AC 507Re Courage Group’s Pension Schemes [1987] 1 All ER 528. &dquo; ’ Re Decision of Hurle-Hobbs [1944] 2 All ER 261. , Regal (Hastmgs) Ltd v. Gullzver [1967] 2 AC 134. r Roberts v. Hopwood [1925] All ......
  • Revenue and Tax Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review No. 2011, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...J citing South African Supply [see ref at para 22.29] in In re Courage Group's Pension Schemes Ryan v Imperial Brewing & Leisure LtdWLR[1987] 1 WLR 495 at 509) is that a company which has lost all its capital and which needs an injection of new capital from new investors can never be recons......

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