Re Portman Provincial Cinemas Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1964
Year1964
CourtCourt of Appeal
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18 cases
  • Re Wools (LHF) Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 18 April 1969
    ...that proposition. I quite see that the mere fact of the existence of a cross-claim may not be enough, although the Court of Appeal in the Portman case (on which the learned judge below did not comment) did not seem to take that view. 19 However that may be, those are all matters of discreti......
  • Chng Gim Huat Pte Ltd; Ng Tai Tuan and Another
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1991
  • Metalform Asia Pte Ltd v Holland Leedon Pte Ltd
    • Singapore
    • Court of Appeal (Singapore)
    • 13 February 2007
    ...deal with a cross-claim case. 65 Nourse LJ examined two previous Court of Appeal decisions, viz, In re Portman Provincial Cinemas, Ltd (1964) 108 Sol J 581 (“Portman”) and In re L H F Wools Ltd [1970] Ch 27 (“Wools”), which were both cross-claim cases, and concluded that this practice in cr......
  • Hammonds (A Firm) v Pro-Fit USA
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 17 August 2007
    ...met by the exception of special circumstances as shown by Re LHF Wools Ltd [1970] Ch 27 affirming Re Portman Provincial Cinemas Ltd (1964) 108 Sol Jo 581. 37 In practical terms, there may not be very much difference between the practice in relation to disputed debts and the practice in rel......
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2 books & journal articles
  • WINDING UP PETITIONS FOUNDED ON A BONA FIDE DISPUTED DEBT
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1998, December 1998
    • 1 December 1998
    ...a Company (No 009080 of 1992)[1993] BCLC 269 at 273i—274c; Re Pendigo Ltd, supra, note 91. See also Re Portman Provincial Cinemas Ltd(1964) 108 Sol Jo 581; Re Euro Hotel (Belgravia) Ltd, supra, note 12, at 1078g—1079b; Consolidated Electronic Industries Ltd v Philips Electrical Industries o......
  • Lost in translation: The need for the judicious use of comparative law
    • South Africa
    • Juta Journal of Corporate Commercial Law & Practice No. , August 2019
    • 16 August 2019
    ...creditors’ winding–up applications in which a cross-claim is raised in opposition.8 Ter Beek supra note 5 at 333G–H.9 Ibid at 333H–I.10 [1964] 108 SJ 581 (CA).11 [1969] 3 All ER 882 (CA).12 Ter Beek supra note 5 at 334A. © Juta and Company (Pty) 5LOST IN TRANSLATION: THE NEED FOR THE JUDICI......

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