United States of America v Motor Trucks Ltd

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1923
Neutral Citation1923 OJ No. 217
CourtPrivy Council
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38 cases
  • Ku Yu Sang v Tay Joo Sing and Another
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 7 October 1993
    ... ... The Privy Council, in the case of United States & Anor v Motor Trucks Ltd , on appeal from the ... ...
  • Nolan v Graves and Hamilton
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1947
    ...performance would not be decreed. Craddock Brothers v. HuntELR, [1923] 2 Ch. 136, and United States of America v. Motor Trucks Ltd.ELR, [1924] A. C. 196, applied. Nolan and Graves and Hamilton -Sale of lands - Purchase price incorrectly stated in memorandum of contract - Purchaser executing......
  • Monaghan County Council v Vaughan
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1948
    ...by the Court of such a contract to which the council was a party. The principles laid down in United States v. Motor Trucks Ltd, [1924] A. C. 196, at p. 200, applied. The reasoning of Clauson J. in Shipley U.D.C.v. Bradford Corporation, [1936] Ch. 375, at p. 398, adopted. Witness Action. Th......
  • Leopardstown Club Ltd v Templeville Developments Ltd
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 29 January 2010
    ...126 applied - Monaghan County Council v Vaughan [1948] IR 306, Nolan v Graves [1946] IR 376, United States of America v Motor Trucks Ltd [1924] AC 196, George Cohen Sons & Co Ltd v Docks and Inland Waterways Executive (1950) 84 Lloyds Rep 97, Britoil plc v Hunt Overseas Oil Inc [1994] CLC 5......
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  • Mistake
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books The Law of Contracts. Third Edition Vitiating Factors
    • 4 August 2020
    ...agreement. 250 This point was specif‌ically addressed, however, by the English Court of Appeal in 249 United States v Motor Trucks Ltd , [1924] AC 196 (PC) (rejecting the argument that a prior oral agreement to transfer an interest in land could not provide a standard for rectif‌ication bec......

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