Williams v Phillips

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtDivisional Court
Date1957
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4 cases
  • Vestwin Trading Pte Ltd and Another v Obegi Melissa and Others
    • Singapore
    • High Court (Singapore)
    • 27 June 2006
    ...383; 67 ER 157 (refd) Tokyo Investment Pte Ltd v Tan Chor Thing [1993] 2 SLR (R) 467; [1993] 3 SLR 170 (refd) Williams v Phillips (1957) 41 Cr App Rep 5 (folld) X Pte Ltd v CDE [1992] 2 SLR (R) 575; [1992] 2 SLR 996 (folld) Rules of Court (Cap 322, R 5, 2004 Rev Ed) O 14 r 14, O 18 r 20, O ......
  • Holland v Geoghegan
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 1 January 1973
    ...701Laidler v. Perry TAXELR42 T.C. 351; [1966] A.C. 16National Coal Board v. Galley WLR[1958] 1 W.L.R. 16Williams v. Phillips UNKUNK(1957) 41 Cr. App. R. 5; 121 J.P. 163 11. The Inspector of Taxes immediately after the determination of the appeal declared to us his dissatisfaction therewith ......
  • Obegi Melissa and Others v Vestwin Trading Pte Ltd and Another
    • Singapore
    • Court of Three Judges (Singapore)
    • 28 January 2008
    ...1 (refd) United Engineers (Singapore) Pte Ltd v Lee Lip Hiong [2004] 4 SLR (R) 305; [2004] 4 SLR 305 (refd) Williams v Phillips (1957) 41 Cr App Rep 5 (refd) Interpretation Act (Cap 1,2002 Rev Ed)s 53 (consd) Rules of Court (Amendment No 2) Rules2004 (S 671/2004) Rules of Court (Amendment N......
  • R (Rickets) v Basildon Magistrates' Court
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 14 July 2010
    ...refer to three decisions upon which Mr Field relied in support of the application for judicial review. They are the cases of Williams and Others v Phillips (1957) 41 Crim.App.R 5, R v Rostron and Collinson [2003] EWCA Crim 2206 and the old case of William White 7 CR App R 266 CCA. None of t......
5 books & journal articles
  • Abandonment, copyright and orphaned works: what does it mean to take the proprietary nature of intellectual property rights seriously?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 35 Nbr. 3, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...on the street intended to make a gift to the local council. In that regard, we would question the analysis in Williams v Phillips (1957) 41 Cr App R 5, in which it was held that refuse workers who" took items during rubbish collections were guilty of theft on the basis that the material alw......
  • THE LAW OF ABANDONMENT AND THE PASSING OF PROPERTY IN TRASH
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal Nbr. 2011, December 2011
    • 1 December 2011
    ...at p 79. 71 Cf also the judicial sentiments expressed in North America, Australia and New Zealand on this matter, discussed above. 72 (1957) 41 Cr App Rep 5. 73 There are, of course, more recent examples. In December 1992, a private detective was fined ¢150 for taking a newspaper executive‘......
  • Taking possession: the defining element of theft?
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 32 Nbr. 3, December 2008
    • 1 December 2008
    ...see Ferris, above n 89, 179. (109) (1848) 1 Den 387; 169 ER 293. (110) See, eg, R v Reed (1854) Cox CC 284; Williams v Phillips (1957) 41 Cr App R 5, 9 (Lord Goddard C (111) 'The problem is that except in the very early stages of the common law, possession has sometimes been more and someti......
  • Tort Law
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Annual Review Nbr. 2006, December 2006
    • 1 December 2006
    ...and had retrieved the plaintiffs” trash bags from the building”s common rubbish dump. 22.2 Andrew Ang J, following Williams v Phillips(1957) 41 Cr App Rep 5, held that at common law, the act of putting out rubbish for collection did not amount to an abandonment of property in the rubbish be......
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