Rigby v Chief Constable of Northamptonshire

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Judgment Date1985
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • March 28, 1996
  • Chief Constable of Hertfordshire Police v. Van Colle et al., (2008) 393 N.R. 200 (HL)
    • Canada
    • July 30, 2008
    ...Gibson v. Orr, 1999 SC 420 (Scot Ct. of Sess., Outer House), refd to. [paras. 53, 79]. Rigby v. Chief Constable of Northamptonshire, [1985] 1 W.L.R. 1242, refd to. [paras. 53, Glamorgan Coal Co. v. Glamorganshire Standing Joint Committee, [1916] 2 K.B. 206, refd to. [para. 54]. Glasbrook Br......
  • L.M. v Commissioner of an Garda Síochána
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • November 3, 2015
    ...the particular fact situation gives rise to a limited and targeted duty to an identifiable person. See by way of example Rigby v. Chief Constable of North Hamptonshire [1985] 1 W.L.R. 1242, Brooks v. The Metropolitan Police Commissioner [2005] 1 W.L.R. 1495 and, Chief Constable of Hertfor......
  • Smyth and Others v The Commissioner of an Garda Síochána and Others
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • July 10, 2014
    ...Instances where negligence has been established are Knightly v. Johns [1982] 1 WLR 349 and Rigby v. Chief Constable of Northamptonshire [1985] 1 WLR 1242. Further, a police officer may be guilty of a criminal offence if he wilfully fails to perform a duty which he is bound to perform by com......
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