Yew Bon Tew v Kenderaan Bas Mara

JurisdictionUK Non-devolved
Judgment Date1982
CourtPrivy Council
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  • URS Corporation Ltd v BDW Trading Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 July 2023
    ...written skeleton argument, Ms Parkin relied, amongst others, on the decision of the Privy Council in Yew Bon Tew v Kenderaan Bass Mara [1983] 1 A.C. 553. There, the Judicial Committee concluded that, where a defendant had acquired an entitlement to plead a time-bar, that entitlement constit......
  • Attorney General Appellant v The Barbuda Council Respondent [ECSC]
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Court of Appeal (Antigua and Barbuda)
    • 27 May 2002 relation to section 5[3] was that its terms should not be held to be retrospective, relying onthe cases Yew Bon Tew v Kenderan Bas Mara [1983] AC 553 [1983] AC 553 per Lord Brightman at 558F and Pearce v Secretary of State for Defence [1988] 1 AC 755. Nothing in the case turns on that is......
  • Warefact Ltd (and Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce) Respondent/Appellant v Voice Buildings Ltd Michael Gordon Lyndell Gordon (and the Sheriff of the High Court of Justice, St. Lucia) Petitioners/Respondents [ECSC]
    • St Lucia
    • Court of Appeal (Saint Lucia)
    • 24 October 1988
    ...v. LONDON PASSENGER TRANSPORT BOARD (1936) 3 All E.R. 83 particularly the judgment of Lord Wright M.R. at pages 87 and 88, and YEW BON TEW v. KENDERAAN BAS MARA (1982) 3 All E.R. 833 at page 839. 13 Relying upon the definition of the term "cause of action" as it appears in Volume 37 of the ......
  • A v Hoare
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 12 April 2006
    ...respondents and the Secretary of State. The case which shows the position most clearly is the decision of the Privy Council in Yew Bon Tew v Kenderan Bas Mara [1983] AC 553. The facts were shortly these. On 5 th April 1972 the appellants were injured by a bus being driven by a servant of th......
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1 firm's commentaries
  • CIPAA: Forward Or Backward?
    • Malaysia
    • Mondaq Malaysia
    • 15 February 2016
    ...of Malaysia in various cases, such as Lee Chow Meng v Public Prosecutor [1978] 2 MLJ 36; Yew Boon Tew & Anor v Kenderaan Bas Mara [1983] 1 MLJ 1; Sim Seoh Beng @ Sim Sai Beng & Anor v Koperasi Tunas Muda Sungai Ara Berhad [1995] 1 MLJ 292, and concluded " ... the construction and in......
2 books & journal articles
    • Singapore
    • Singapore Academy of Law Journal No. 1996, December 1996
    • 1 December 1996 which arises for the first time. A recent illustration can be found in the case of Plewa v Chief Adjudication Officer[1983] 1 AC 553 (Privy Council on appeal from Malaysia), where the Privy Council “overruled” the decision of Secretary of State for Social Security v Tunniciffe[......
  • Substance and Procedure
    • Canada
    • Irwin Books Conflict of Laws. Second Edition
    • 21 June 2016
    ...periods as procedural, see Garnett, above note 1 at 262-63. [1994] 3 SCR 1022 [Tolo/son], See Yew Bon Tew v Kanderaan Bas Mara, [1983] 1 AC 553 at 563 (PC); Martin v Perrie, [1986] 1 SCR The decision in Tolo/son has itself subsequently fostered this view: see Aucoin v Murray, 2013 NSSC 37. ......

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