Local Government Board for Ireland, Appellants; M'Kay, Respondent

JurisdictionIreland
Judgment Date06 August 1903
Date06 August 1903
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Local Government Board for Ireland,
Appellants
and
M'Kay,
Respondent.

H. L.

CASES

DETERMINED BY

THE KING'S BENCH DIVISION

OF

THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE IN IRELAND,

AND ON APPEAL THERE FROM IN

THE COURT OF APPEAL,

AND BY

THE COURT FOR CROWN CASES RESERVED.

1903.

Poor-rate collector — Transfer to County Council — Scheme — Remuneration — Compensation.

Appeal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal ([1902] 2 I. R. 637), sub. nom. R. (M'Kay) v. Local Government Board for Ireland.

The House of Lords (Earl of Halsbury, L.C., and Lords Macnaghten, Davey, Robertson, and Lindley) discharged the order for a writ of mandamus, and reversed the decision of the Court of Appeal, without costs to either party (1).

The Solicitor-General (Campbell, K.C.), Chambers, K.C., and R. Manders, for the appellants (the Local Government Board).

Healy, K.C., and Maxwell, for the respondent.

(1) [1903] A. C. 402; New Ir. Jur., vol. 3, p. 335; 37 Ir. L. T. R. 196.

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