Williams v Mayor of Tenby

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Year1879
Date1879
CourtDivisional Court
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12 cases
  • Boyle v Allen
    • Ireland
    • Circuit Court
    • 1 January 1979
    ... ... Dicta in Williamsv. Tenby CorporationELR (1879) 5 C.P.D. 135 not followed. 7. Having deemed the sixth-named respondent to ... ...
  • Solomon v Scotland
    • Cayman Islands
    • Grand Court (Cayman Islands)
    • 3 August 2009
    ...County Election, In re, (Morton v. Galway) (1875), 3 O”M. & H. 19; I.R. 9 C.L. 173, considered. (25) Williams v. Tenby Corp.ELR(1879), 5 C.P.D. 135, dictum of Grove J. applied. Legislation construed: Cayman Islands (Constitution) Order 1972 (S.I. 1972/1101), Schedule 2, s.19(1): The relevan......
  • Ahmed v Kennedy; Ullah v Pagel
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 12 December 2002
    ...a very thorough analysis both of the relevant legislative provisions and of three obviously important decisions in this field: Williams v Mayor of Tenby (1879) 5 CPD 135; Devan Nair v Yong Kuan Teik [1967] 2 AC 31; and Absalom v Gillett [1995] 1 WLR 128. What essentially the Divisional Cour......
  • Miller v Bull & Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 28 October 2009
    ...of Simon Brown LJ as to the aim of the legislation (see para 55 above) was reached following a review of the authorities. 69In Williams v Tenby (1879) 5 CPD 135 the aim was expressed by Grove J as follows at p 137: “The meaning of the enactment is that the petition shall not be kept long ha......
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