The Torni

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal
Judgment Date27 April 1932
Date27 April 1932
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6 cases
  • Pacific Electric Wire & Cable Co Ltd and Another v Neptune Orient Lines Ltd (Toko Kaiun Kaisha Ltd, Third Party)
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 29 May 1993
    ...Navigation Co Ltd [1954] 2 QB 402 (refd) R v International Trustee for the Protection of Bondholders AG [1937] AC 500 (folld) Torni, The [1932] P 78 (not folld) Vita Food Products Inc v Unus Shipping Co Ltd [1939] AC 277 (folld) Carriage of Goods by Sea Act (Cap 33, 1988 Rev Ed) Civil Law A......
  • The Hollandia (Haico Holwerde, Morviken)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 13 January 1982
    ...of lading is to be construed by the law, not of the place where it is made, but by the law of the place to which the ship is going", see The Torni (1932) Probate 78 at page 20I may add that Lord Justice Scrutton with his robust common-sense would not have allowed them to "upset the whole a......
  • Re Claim by Helbert Wagg and Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 8 December 1955
  • Amin Rasheed Shipping Corporation v Kuwait Insurance Company
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 7 July 1983
    ...a passage cited by Upjohn J. in In re Helbert Wagg & Co. Ltd. [1956] Ch. 323 at p.341: "There were certain differences between that case [ The Torni [1932] P.78] and the present. One was that the bills of lading had a clause that they were ' to be construed in accordance with English law ......
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1 books & journal articles
  • CONTRACTUAL ILLEGALITY AND CONFLICT OF LAWS
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 1995, December 1995
    • 1 December 1995
    ...Middle East Petroleum Co. Ltd.[1988] 1 Q.B. 448. 75 [1939] A.C. 277. In this case, the Privy Council expressly disapproved of The Torni [1932] P.78.0 76 Even if the language of the Newfoundland statute had been apt to prohibit parties from contracting out of the regime of that statute (and ......

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