The King v British Columbia Electric Company Ltd

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date31 July 1946
Docket NumberCase No. 25
Date31 July 1946
CourtPrivy Council
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4 cases
  • R v Foster; ex parte Eastern and Australian Steamship Company Ltd
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Pearce v Florenca
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 14 May 1976
    ...Parliament cannot be challenged as ultra vires. Of course, as was pointed out in British Columbia Electric Railway Co Ltd v RELR[6] [1946] AC 527 at 542, a legislature which passes a law having extra-territorial operation may find that the legislation proves to be unenforceable, but it does......
  • Zehnder & Co. v. Ministre du Revenu National,
    • Canada
    • Federal Court (Canada)
    • 6 February 1970
    ...v. Todd [1929] A.C. 1 (H.L.); Koitaki Para Rubber Estates Ltd. v. Fed. Corn. Taxation (1940) 64 C.L.R.; B.C. Elec. Ry. Co. v. The King [1946] A.C. 527 (J.C.); Union Corp. v. I.R.C. [1952] 1 All. E.R. 646 (C.A.) ; Bullock v. Unit Construction Co. (1959) 38 T.C. 713 (C.A. and H.L.); M.N.R. v.......
  • Re Shulman and the Queen,
    • Canada
    • Court of Appeal (Canada)
    • 9 January 1975
    ...operation. It was held in British Columbia Electric R. Co. Ltd. v. The KingUNK, [1946] 4 D.L.R. 81 at pp. 86–9, [1946] 3 W.W.R. 737,[1] [1946] A.C. 527 at pp. 540–2 (P.C.), that under this section the Parliament of Canada has power to enact legislation having extraterritorial effect in rela......
9 books & journal articles
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books International Human Rights Law Preliminary Sections
    • 18 June 2004
    ...1624 (S.C.J.) ..................................159, 162, 352 Table of Cases 603 British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd. v. The King, [1946] AC 527 (P.C.)............................................................................................................ 173 Canada (Attorney Gene......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books International & Transnational Criminal Law. Third Edition
    • 25 June 2020
    ...Court for Sierra Leone) .....................................139, 149–50, 183, 184 British Columbia Electric Railway Co Ltd v The King, [1946] AC 527 (JCPC) ................................................................................... 58 Canada (Attorney General) v China (Republic) (1......
  • Table of Cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive International & Transnational Criminal Law
    • 8 September 2010
    ...of 22 February 2008 (Special Court for Sierra Leone) ................ 204 British Columbia Electric Railway Co. Ltd. v. The King, [1946] A.C. 527 (J.C.P.C.) ......................................................................................... 55 Canada (Attorney General) v. China (Repub......
  • Table of cases
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Archive International & Transnational Criminal Law. Second Edition
    • 29 August 2013
    ...Judgment, 20 June 2007 (Special Court for Sierra Leone) ................... 133– 34 British Columbia Electric Railway Co Ltd v The King, [1946] AC 527 (JCPC)............................................................................................... 57 Canada (Attorney General) v China (......
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