Scott v Scott

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date1913
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1 firm's commentaries
  • Justice On Display
    • Cayman Islands
    • Mondaq Cayman Islands
    • 24 January 2017
    ...their concerns and the basis for them. Footnotes For example, the so-called 'eraser button' law in California in 2013 [2011] (1) CILR 196 [1913] AC 417 [1992] Ch 394 [2004.2005] CILR 485 Re Beddoe [1893] 1 Ch 547 [2014] EWHC 3432 (Ch) Grand Court Rules Practice Direction No.3/97 [2014] (1) ......
12 books & journal articles
  • The principle of open justice and the judicial duty to give public reasons.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 38 Nbr. 2, December - December 2014
    • 1 December 2014
    ...(1976) 134 CLR 495, 520 (Gibbs J). The constitutional significance of the principle was first recognised by Lord Shaw in Scott v Scott [1913] AC 417,473-5. See also more recent Australian constitutional cases, where adherence to the open justice principle has been described as a 'defining' ......
  • Open justice and suppressing evidence of police methods: the positions in Canada and Australia.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 31 Nbr. 1, April 2007
    • 1 April 2007
    ...(96) Re Application by Chief Commissioner of Police (Vic) (2005) 214 ALR 422, 449 (Kirby J) ('Re Application 2005'). (97) Scott v Scott [1913] AC 417, 437-8 (Viscount Haldane LC). (98) Re Applications 2004 (2004) 9 VR 275, 288 (Winneke P, Ormiston and Vincent JJA). (99) Ibid 294. (100) See ......
  • The rule of law
    • Ireland
    • Irish Judicial Studies Journal Nbr. 1-8, January 2008
    • 1 January 2008
    ...right to the region of judicial discretion is to shift the foundations of freedom from the rock to the sand”: Scott v. Scott [1913] A.C. 417, at 477, per Lord Shaw of Dunfermline. 26In sentencing there is in some cases a genuine choice as to the mode of punishment, but in many cases the onl......
  • Clashing Rights, the Welfare of the Child and the Human Rights Act
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 67-6, November 2004
    • 1 November 2004
    ...the mischief which the cloak of priv-acy in relation to the substance of the proceedings is designed to guard against’.2417 ScottvScott [1913] AC417.18 Adoption Act 1976, s 64; Magistrates Court Act1980,s 69(2)as amended by the C hildren Act 1989,s 97;O⁄cial Secrets Act1920, s 8(4).The Civi......
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