Tribe v Tribe

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtCourt of Appeal (Civil Division)
Judgment Date26 July 1995
Date26 July 1995
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88 cases
  • Public Prosecutor v Intra Group (Holdings) Co Inc
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 15 January 1999
    ...vested in the appellant alone. The illegality only emerged at all because the appellant sought to raise it. 61.Similarly, Tribe v Tribe [1996] Ch 107 was a case in which a father transferred shares to his son for no consideration in order to deceive his creditors. He repented of his illegal......
  • Colombo Dockyard Limited v Athula Anthony Jayasinghe trading as Metro Maritime Services
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 7 December 2002
    ...J in Bigos did not quite meet the approval of the Court of Appeal in a later case. Millett LJ (as he then was) in Tribe v Tribe [1995] 3 WLR 913, observed at pages 938 and The doctrine of the locus poenitentiae It is impossible to reconcile all the authorities on the circumstances in which ......
  • Patel v Mirza
    • United Kingdom
    • Supreme Court
    • 20 July 2016
    ...LQR 254, 263), and I consider that it should be overruled. 151 The Rule also derives some support from the Court of Appeal's decision in Tribe v Tribe [1996] Ch 107, where the plaintiff was held to be entitled to recover shares which he had transferred to his son in order deceptively to im......
  • M v M
    • United Kingdom
    • Family Division
    • Invalid date
    ...Shephard v Cartwright [1954] 3 All ER 649, [1955] AC 431, HL. Stockholm Finance Ltd v Garden Holdings Inc [1995] NPC 162. Tribe v Tribe[1996] 1 FCR 338, [1995] 4 All ER 236, [1996] Ch 107, [1995] 3 WLR 913, Westdeutsche Landesbank Girozentrale v Islington London BC [1996] 2 All ER 961, [199......
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7 books & journal articles
  • Contract Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2003, December 2003
    • 1 December 2003
    ...manner. As noted in the previous review, MPH Rubin J appeared to adopt the approach taken by the English Court of Appeal in Tribe v Tribe[1996] Ch 107, where the rigour of the earlier (also English) decision in Bigos v Bousted[1951] 1 All ER 92 was mitigated by emphasising only voluntarines......
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2009, December 2009
    • 1 December 2009
    ...Parker Ltd v Mason[1940] 2 KB 590. However, doubt has been subsequently cast on this requirement by the Court of Appeal in Tribe v Tribe[1996] Ch 107, particularly by Millett LJ at 135: “But I would hold that genuine repentance is not required. Justice is not a reward for merit; restitution......
  • Restitution
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2002, December 2002
    • 1 December 2002
    ...were therefore entitled to the recovery of the sum. In passing, the judge approved of the statement of Millett LJ in Tribe v Tribe[1995] 3 WLR 913 at 938—939, that it was not necessary to show genuine repentance to base restitutionary recovery of sums paid for an illegal purpose, so long as......
  • The Recovery of Property Transferred for Illegal Purposes
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 60-1, January 1997
    • 1 January 1997
    ...343, that ‘[n]o Court will lend its aid to a man who founds hiscause of action upon an immoral or illegal act.’2 [1994] 1 AC 340.3 [1995] 4 All ER 236.4 (1995) 132 ALR By contrast, in Nelson vNelson, the illegal purpose had been achieved. In 1987,the plaintiff had provided the money to purc......
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