Reynolds v G. H. Austin & Sons Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1951
Year1951
CourtDivisional Court
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55 cases
  • PP v Teck Guan Company Ltd
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1970
  • Charles v Skeete
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • 6 May 1978
    ...imposed strict liability merely in order to find a luckless victim. This principle has been expressed and applied in Reynolds v. G. H. Austin & Sons, Ltd., [1951] 1 All E.R. 606, and James & Sons, Ltd v. Smee, Green v. Burnett, [1954] 3 All E.R. 273, Their Lordships prefer it to the alter......
  • John Charles v Llewellyn Skeete Supernumerary Constable
    • Guyana
    • Court of Appeal (Guyana)
    • Invalid date
  • Libo-on v. Fort Saskatchewan Correctional Centre (Director) et al., (2004) 362 A.R. 231 (QB)
    • Canada
    • Court of Queen's Bench of Alberta (Canada)
    • 8 September 2003
    ...Investigation Act et al., [1990] 1 S.C.R. 425; 106 N.R. 161; 39 O.A.C. 161, refd to. [para. 103]. Reynolds v. Austin & Sons Ltd., [1951] 2 K.B. 135, refd to. [para. R. v. Miller, [1985] 2 S.C.R. 613; 63 N.R. 321; 14 O.A.C. 33; 23 C.C.C.(3d) 97, refd to. [para. 111]. Cardinal and Oswald ......
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3 books & journal articles
  • Strict Criminal Liability: A Violation of the Convention?
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 70-6, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...in D. Ormerod, Smith &Hogan: Criminal Law, 6th edn (Oxford University Press: Oxford, 2005) 1960. 41 Reynolds vG. H. Austin & Sons Ltd [1951] 2 KB 135 at 149, per Devlin J.42 See Lord Brett, ‘Strict Responsibility: Possible Solutions’ (1974) 37 MLR 417 at438.43 16 July 1968, 27 European Comm......
  • REQUIREMENT OF FAULT IN STRICT LIABILITY
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1999, December 1999
    • 1 December 1999
    ...15 Sweet v Parsley [1970] AC 132, 150 per Lord Reid; Gammon (Hong Kong) Ltd v AG of Hong Kong, ibid. 16 Eg Reynolds v Austin & Sons Ltd [1951] 2 KB 135, 150 per Lord Devlin; Lim Chin Aik v R[1963] AC 160, 174. See also Mohamed Ibrahim v PP(1963) 29 MLJ 289, 293; MC Strata Title No 641 v PP[......
  • Liability for Vehicle Lighting Offences
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Journal of Criminal Law, The No. 19-4, October 1955
    • 1 October 1955
    ...liability for"using"is imposed by s. 10.Thatword often connotes the imposition of very strictliabilitybutin Reynolds v. Austin (1951) 2K.B.135 a defendantescaped conviction for use contrary to the Road Traffic Act,1930, s. 72, because what hedidhad been rendered illegal onlyby the action, u......

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