Geddis v Proprietors of Bann Reservoir

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
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  • East Suffolk Rivers Catchment Board v Kent
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 9 December 1940
    ...was made during the argument, as was natural, to the well-known words of Lord Blackburn in ( Geddis v. Bann Reservoir Proprietors 3 A.C. 430 at p. 455). "I take it, without citing cases, that it is now thoroughly well established that no action will lie for doing that which the legisl......
  • Cosgrove v Ryan
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 14 February 2008
  • Lagan Navigation Company v Lambeg Bleaching, Dyeing and Finishing Company
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 1 January 1927
    ...referred to authorised to do the particular work complained of, did it negligently and that therefore on the authority of Geddis v. Bann Reservoir Company, L.R. 3 App. Cases 430, they had no defence to the respondents' counterclaim. The Lord Chief Justice said, in delivering judgment in the......
  • Southwark and Vauxhall Water Company v Wandsworth Board of Works
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • Invalid date
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