Bula Ltd v Tara Mines Ltd (No 1)

Judgment Date01 January 1988
Date01 January 1988
Docket Number[1986 No. 10898P]
CourtHigh Court
Bula Ltd
Tara Mines Ltd. (No. 1)

Whether litigant's right to inspection dependent on the strength of his cause of action - R.S.C., 1986 (S.I. No. 15), O. 50, r. 4.

The right of a litigant to seek and obtain an order of inspection is in no way dependent upon the court being satisfied as to the strength of his cause of action. So held by Murphy J. Cooper v. Ince Hall Co.UNK [1876] W.N. 24; Bennitt v. WhitehouseENR (1860) 28 Beav. 119; Montana Company v. St. Louis Mining and Milling CompanyUNK (1894) 152 U.S. 160; Campus Oil Ltd. v. Minister for Industry and EnergyDLRM [1983] ILRM 258 and Campus Oil Ltd. v. Minister for Industry (No. 2)IR [1983] I.R. 88, considered.

To continue reading

Request your trial
26 cases
  • Carlisle Mortgages Ltd v Heagney
    • Ireland
    • High Court
    • 1 March 2019
    ...referred me to the principal authorities on the exercise of this jurisdiction, including Bula Ltd. (In Receivership) v. Bula Holdings [1987] I.R. 85; James Elliott Construction Ltd. v. Lagan [2015] IHEC 631; and Ballymore Residential Ltd. v. Roadstone Ltd. [2017] IEHC 20 The objective of ......
  • I. O'T. v B
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 3 April 1998
    ...Cases mentioned in this report:- Blake v. The Attorney General [1982] I.R. 117; [1981] I.L.R.M. 34. Bula Ltd. v. Tara Mines Ltd. (No. 1)[1987] I.R. 85; [1988] I.L.R.M. 149. C.R. v. An Bord Uchtála [1993] 3 I.R. 535; [1994] 1 I.L.R.M. 217. Clune v. Director of Public Prosecutions [1981] I.L.......
  • Bula Ltd v Crowley (No. 4)
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 11 April 2003
    ...CARLOW CO COUNCIL 1997 1 IR 172 MCCAULEY V MCDERMOTT 1997 2 ILRM 486 AINSWORTH V WILDING 1896 1 CH 673 BULA LTD V TARA MINES LTD (NO 1) 1987 IR 85 Synopsis: COMPANY LAW Receivership Sale of assets - Section 316 application - Duties of receivers - Duty of care - Power of sale - Credit and......
  • Costello v The Government of Ireland, Ireland, and The Attorney General
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 11 November 2022
    ...to a third party when a Canadian investor departs from Ireland, by what means would the kind of order made in Bula Ltd v Tara Mines Ltd [1987] IR 85, [1988] ILRM 149 of inspection and drilling on a property be made? It is also worth noting that the reasoning of Murphy J in that case can be ......
  • Request a trial to view additional results

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT