Attorney General v Delaney

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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10 cases
  • O'Hanlon v Logue
    • Ireland
    • Court of Appeal (Ireland)
    • 5 February 1906
    ...... The Attorney-General v. Delaney ( I. R. 10 C. L. 104 ) overruled. The Attorney-General v. Hall ( [1897] 2 I. ......
  • Nelan v Downes
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • Invalid date
  • Attorney-General v Henry Becher and Charles F. Becher
    • Ireland
    • King's Bench Division (Ireland)
    • 23 February 1910
    ......315) that if the religious purpose be of a nature which in the judgment of the Court confers in its execution a benefit on the public, or a denomination of the public, by tending to their religious edification, it is a valid charitable purpose within the section. In Attorney-General v. Delaney ( 2 ) a bequest for Masses for the soul of testatrix and her brother, there being no direction to celebrate them in public, was held not to be charitable, the Court being of opinion that such a bequest did not tend, either directly or indirectly, to the benefit of the public. Palles, C.B., says ......
  • Gilmour v Coats
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 8 April 1949 O'Hanlon v. Logue [1906] 1 I.R. 247, and in particular on the judgment of Palles, C.B. in that case. In the earlier case of The Attorney-General v. Delaney I.R. 10 C.L. 104, at pp. 126-127, the learned Chief Baron had stated the law in these words:— "I am of opinion that a gift for a re......
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