Dublin United Tramways Company Ltd v Fitzgerald

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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15 cases
  • Roe v Sheffield City Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 17 January 2003
    ...... causing serious injury - Statutory duty on tramway company to maintain highway in and around rails for 12 months ... authority's duty to maintain highway continuing - Tramways Act 1870 ( 33 & 34 Vict c 78 ) , s. 28 - Highways .... Dicta of Lord Halsbury LC in Dublin United Tramways Co Ltd v Fitzgerald [ 1903 ] AC 99 , ......
  • Department of Transport, Environment and the Regions v Mott Macdonald Ltd and Others
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 27 July 2006
    ...to "fabric" and "structure" were clearly deliberate, being derived in both cases from the speech of Lord Robertson in Dublin United Tramways Ltd v Fitzgerald [1903] AC 99, 109–110. The relevant passage reads: "What they have got to keep in good condition is the structure or fabric of the r......
  • Baxter v Stockton-on-Tees Corporation
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 23 June 1958
    ...Justice Finlay made this reference to the judgment of Chief Baron Palles in the Court of appeal in Ireland in the case of Dublin United Tramways Company v. Fitzgerald, 1903 Appeal Cases, 99: "In that judgment, after quoting the principle stated in Brooke's Abridgment, and after referring t......
  • Valentine v Transport for London and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 7 December 2010
    ...Act. Of the cases directly on the point he considered: R v Inhabitants of High Halden; 2 Burgess v Northwich Local Board; 3 Dublin United Tramways Ltd v Fitzgerald; 4 Burnside v Emerson; 5 Hereford and Worcester CC v Newman; 6 Haydon v Kent County Council; 7 Goodes v East Sussex County Coun......
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