Robins v National Trust Company

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1927
Date1927
Year1927
CourtPrivy Council
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131 cases
  • Huyton-with-Roby U. D. C. v Hunter
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 28 April 1955
    ...burden raised by the state of the evidence. The part played by a legal burden of proof was well stated by Lord Dunedin in Robins v. National Trust Company Ltd. reported in 1927 Appeal Cases, page 515, at page 520: "Onus as a determining factor of the whole case can only arise if the tribuna......
  • Taylor v Taylor
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • Invalid date
  • R Ats. Thorpe v Molyneaux
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 31 January 1979
    ...Elliott's case was correct and should be followed: he relied on Lord Dunedin's dictum in Robins v. National Trust Co. A.C. 515 at 519; (1927) 2 D.L.R. 97; [1927] All E.R. 73 at 76. 102 Further, for the purposes of his alternative argument, respondent's counsel challenged the correctness of ......
  • Thomas v Crampad International Marketing Company Ltd et Al
    • Jamaica
    • Court of Appeal (Jamaica)
    • 10 April 1987
    ...have not overlooked the principle enunciated in Trimble v. Hill (1879) 5 App. Case 342 at 344, modified by Robins v. National Trust Co. [1927] A.C. 515, at 519, both of which cases were reviewed in the judgment of the privy council, delivered by Lord Diplock in the recent case of De Lasala ......
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13 books & journal articles
  • The Development of the High Court's Willingness to Overrule Common Law Precedent
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 45-2, June 2017
    • 1 June 2017
    ...Duties v Pearse (1953) 89 CLR 51 (PC) 63–4. The House of Lords had a lso approved of this practice. In Robins v National Trust Co Ltd [1927] AC 515, 519 Viscount Dunedin stated that ‘the House of Lords … is the supreme tribunal to settle English law, and that being settled, the Colonial Cou......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive Special Lectures 2010. A Medical-Legal Approach to Estate Planning and Decision Making for Older Clients Review
    • 8 September 2011
    ...238 Robins and National Trust, [1927] 2 D.L.R. 97, [1927] 1 W.W.R. 692, [1927] A.C. 515 (P.C.) ........................................................................................... 239 Rodziszewski’s Estate, Re (1982), 29 S.A.S.R. 256 ........................................................
  • The Common Law in Australia: Its Nature and Constitutional Significance
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 32-3, September 2004
    • 1 September 2004
    ...in one colony, although it was in another _____________________________________________________________________________________ 12 [1927] AC 515, 519. 13 Eg, Piro v Foster (1943) 68 CLR 313, 320, 326, 335–6. 14 Ibid 342. 15 Lord Dunedin's statement was criticised by Lord Wright in (1943) 8 ......
  • The Common Law in Australia: Its Nature and Constitutional Significance
    • United Kingdom
    • Sage Federal Law Review No. 32-3, September 2004
    • 1 September 2004
    ...in one colony, although it was in another _____________________________________________________________________________________ 12 [1927] AC 515, 519. 13 Eg, Piro v Foster (1943) 68 CLR 313, 320, 326, 335–6. 14 Ibid 342. 15 Lord Dunedin's statement was criticised by Lord Wright in (1943) 8 ......
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