Wheeler v New Merton Board Mills Ltd

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1933
Year1933
CourtCourt of Appeal
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6 cases
  • Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd v Shatwell
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • July 6, 1964
    ...of an employer who was not at fault and I can find nothing in the judgments to suggest that it has. We were also referred to Wheeler v. New Merton Board Mills Ltd. (1933) 2 K.B. 669 when Baddeley's case was approved, but that case carries the matter no farther. 18 I can find no reason at a......
  • ICDL GCC Foundation FZ-LLC and Others v European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • November 14, 2012
    ...negligence" was no simply negligence to a significant degree. YOUNG & HARTSON 1886 31 LR CH D 168 WHEELER v NEW MERTON BOARD MILLS LTD 1933 2 KB 669 LOMAS v PEEK 1947 2 AER 574 AUSTIN v MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY COMPANY 1850 10 CB 454 HILTON v DIBBER 1842 2 QB 646 GRILL v ......
  • ICDL GCC Foundation FZ-LLC and Others v European Computer Driving Licence Foundation Ltd
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • August 4, 2011
    ...TERMINATION OF CONTRACTS 2008 24 JOURNAL OF CONTRACT LAW 1 YOUNG & HARSTSON, IN RE 1885 31 CH D 168 WHEELER v NEW MERTON BOARD MILLS LTD 1933 2 KB 669 LOMAS v PEEK 1947 2 AER 574 AUSTIN v MANCHESTER SHEFFIELD & LINCOLNSHIRE RAILWAY COMPANY 1852 10 CB 454 HINTON v DIBBIN 1842 2 QB 646 BEAL v......
  • Colonial Steamship Company Ltd v SA Railways and Harbours
    • South Africa
    • Invalid date
    ...& Co. (20 Q.B.D. 359 at p. 364). Further, this is no defence to breach of statutory duty. Wheeler v New Merton Board Mills Ltd. (1933 (2), K.B. 669), Bournaker Ltd v Tabor (1941 (2), K.B. 1, 269; 1941 (2), A.E.R. 72 at pp. 77, 78). In any case voluntary assumption of risk does not absolve t......
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1 books & journal articles
  • A social security perspective of employees’ compensation law in Nigeria
    • South Africa
    • Journal of Corporate Commercial Law & Practice No. , November 2022
    • November 9, 2022
    ...LJ; Thrussell v Handyside (1888) 20 QBD 359; Bowater v Rowley Regis Corporation (1944) 1 KB 476; Wheeler v New Merton Board Mills Ltd (1933) 2 KB 669 where it was held that volenti non fit injuria cannot be pleaded as a defence in an action for damages based on breach of some statutory duty......

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