Selvanayagam v University of the West Indies

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1983
CourtPrivy Council
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77 cases
  • Geest Plc v Lansiquot
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 7 October 2002
    ...condition but might result in a worsening of it. 12 Directing himself in accordance with the ruling of the Board in Selvanayagam v University of the West Indies [1983] 1 WLR 585 at 589, the trial judge held that it fell to the plaintiff to prove on a balance of probabilities that her refus......
  • Rodney (Caswell) v Audrey Binnie Palmer and Norman Spaulding
    • Jamaica
    • Supreme Court (Jamaica)
    • 3 March 2005
    ...the function of the right lower limb. 14 6. Both Counsel relied upon the Privy Council decision of Selvanayagam v. University Hospital of the West Indies , reported at(1983) 34 W.I.R. 267, Miss Robinson on behalf of the First Defendant relied upon the decision to say that where physically i......
  • Popular Industries Ltd v The Eastern Garment Manufacturing Company Sdn Bhd,
    • Malaysia
    • High Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1989
  • Lai Wee Lian v Singapore Bus Services (1978) Ltd
    • Singapore
    • Privy Council
    • 10 April 1984
    ...Board, they would be very slow to undertake the burden of assessing it for themselves - see Selvanayagam v University of West Indies [1983] 1 WLR 585. But the assessment of this item depends entirely on the selection of appropriate figures for the multiplicand and the multiplier. Their Lord......
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1 books & journal articles
  • The principle of open justice and the judicial duty to give public reasons.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 38 No. 2, December - December 2014
    • 1 December 2014
    ...Osei Assibey III, Kokofuhene v Nana Kwasi Agyeman, Boagyaahene [1952] 2 All ER 1084. See also Selvanayagam v University of West Indies [1983] 1 WLR 585, 588, where Lord Scarman, delivering the advice of the Privy Council, suggested that a trial judge did not need to make explicit findings i......

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