Mackey v James Henry Monks (Preston) Ltd

CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Judgment Date11 December 1917
Date11 December 1917



622 THE IRISH REPORTS. [1917 H. L. MACKEY, APPELLANT ; JAMES HENRY MONKS 1917. Oct. 29. Ship-Factory-Loading-Dangerous Process-Regulations of Secretary of State imposing obligations on ship-owner ultra vices - Factory and Workshop Act, 1901 (1 Ed. 7, c. 22), ss. 79, 88-104. APPEAL from the judgment of the Court of Appeal, [1916] 2 I. R. 241, sub nom. John Mackey v. James Henry Monks (Preston), Limited. A. J. Walter K. C., of the English Bar, and O'Brien K.C. and M`Grath, for the appellants. Battersby K.C., Gibson K.C., and Swayne, for the respondents. The House of Lords by • a majority (Lord Finlay L.C., Lord Atkinson, and Lord Parker of Waddington, Lord Parmoor and Lord Wrenbury dissenting) allowed the appeal, and directed...

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