Dunlop Rubber Company v Dunlop

CourtChancery Division (Ireland)
Judgment Date01 January 1920
Date01 January 1920
C A.,
Dunlop Rubber Co., Ltd.

Service out of jurisdiction - Libel - Jurisdiction - Rules of the Supreme Court (Ireland), 1905, Or. XI., r. 1 (g).

The plaintiff, who claimed an injunction to restrain the defendant company from publishing or exhibiting in Ireland advertisements, placards, books, or circulars containing pictures alleged to be caricatures of the plaintiff, and to be calculated to expose him to ridicule or contempt, obtained leave, by an order made in the Chancery Division under Or. XI., r. 1 (g), of the Rules of the Supreme Court (Ireland), 1905, to serve the writ out of the jurisdiction upon the defendant company, which had its registered office in London:Held, by the Court of Appeal, affirming Powell, J ([1920] 1 I. R. 280), that the discretion conferred by Or. Xl., r. 1 (g), had not been exercised on any wrong principle, and that there was no ground for setting aside the order.

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