Wenlock (Baroness) v River Dee Company (no 3)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1886
Date1886
CourtHouse of Lords
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  • Majlis Perbandaran Subang Jaya v Laguna De Bay Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Court of Appeal (Malaysia)
    • Invalid date
  • Hazell v Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 22 February 1990
    ...to be ultra vires". 67In different language, but to the like effect, Lord Watson said, in Baroness Wenlock v. River Dee Company 10 App. Cas. 354, 362: "Whenever a corporation is created by Act of Parliament, with reference to the purposes of the Act, and solely with a view to carrying these......
  • SR Projects Ltd v Rampersad, the Liquidator of the Hindu Credit Union Co-Operative Society on behalf of the Hindu Credit Union CoOperative Society Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Privy Council
    • 26 May 2022
    ...statutes do not warrant either expressly or by fair implication.” Wenlock v River Dee 39 In Baroness Wenlock v River Dee Co (1885) 10 App Cas 354, the question arose whether a company created by a special Act of Parliament for the purpose of recovering and preserving the navigation of the R......
  • R v AB and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Criminal Division)
    • 28 April 2017
    ...1–20 The doctrine as applied to statutory corporations is stated in Lord Watson's speech in ( Baroness Wenlock v River Dee Co [1885] 10 App. Cas 354at 362): "Whenever a corporation is created by Act of Parliament, with reference to the purposes of the Act, and solely with a view to carrying......
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