Johnstone v Pedlar

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Judgment Date24 Jun 1921
Docket NumberCase No. 161
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  • Kesultanan Pahang v Sathask Realty Sdn Bhd
    • Malaysia
    • Federal Court (Malaysia)
    • 1 January 1998
  • Attorney General v Nissan
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 29 June 1967
    ...act of Captain Walker could be justified as act of State "is wholly untenable". Following that case, the House of Lords in Johnstone v. Pedlar, 1921, 2 A.C., p. 262, declared emphatically that. "This doctrine (of act of State) has no application to any case where the plainti......
  • Ruddock v Vadarlis and Others
    • Australia
    • Federal Court
    • 18 September 2001
    ...been cited (by way of obiter dicta) as authority for a broad proposition that the sovereign can exclude aliens: Johnstone v. PedlarELR [1921] 2 AC 262; [1921] All ER Rep 176 at AC 275 per Viscount Cave, AC 296 per Lord Phillimore; R v. Carter; Ex Parte KischUNK (1934) 52 CLR 221 at 223 (Kis......
  • Bradley v Commonwealth of Australia
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 10 September 1973
    ...at 644; [1936] ALR 482.[1] Although, in those passages, mention is made of British subjects, it is clear since Johnstone v PedlarELR [1921] 2 AC 262; [1921] All ER Rep 176,[2] that an alien, other than an enemy alien, is while resident in this country, entitled to the protection which the l......
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2 books & journal articles
  • Debating the nature and ambit of the Commonwealth's non-statutory executive power.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 39 Nbr. 2, December 2015
    • 1 December 2015
    ...Robtelmes v Brenan (1906) 4 CLR 395, 400 (Griffith CJ). (329) See ibid 400-3, 407-14 (Barton J), 420-2 (O'Connor J); Johnstone v Pedlar [1921] 2 AC 262, 275 (Viscount Cave), 296 (Lord Philimore); A-G (Canada) v Cain [1906] AC 542, 546 (Lord Atkinson); Musgrove v Toy [1891] AC 272, 283 (Hals......
  • National litigation and international law: repercussions for Australia's protection of marine resources.
    • Australia
    • Melbourne University Law Review Vol. 33 Nbr. 1, April 2009
    • 1 April 2009
    ...(Lord Herschell for Lords Watson, Hobhouse, Hersehell, Macnaghten, Morris, Hannen, Sir Richard Couch and Lord Shand); Johnstone v Pedlar [1921] 2 AC 262,272-3 (Viscount Findlay), 276-7 (Viscount Cave), 281,284 (Lord Atkinson), 295-6 (Lord Phillimore). Both cases were approved by the High Co......

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