De Vesci (Viscountess) v O'Connell

CourtHouse of Lords
Judgment Date22 May 1908
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  • Colles and Another v Hornsby and Another
    • Ireland
    • King's Bench Division (Ireland)
    • 27 November 1912
    ...[1905] 1 I. R. 371, at p. 382. Close's EstateIR [1905] I R.371. Dashwood v. MagniacELR [1891] 3 Ch. 306. De Vesci v. O'CornellELR [1908] A. C. 298. In re Borrowed Estate, No. 2IR [1912] 1 I. R. 97. In re Borrowed EstateENR [1911] 1 I. K. 218. At p. 219 "80" was erroneously printed......
  • The Estate of Sir J. A. R Gore Booth
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 10 March 1909
    ...Wylie, J. IN THE MATTER OF THE ESTATE OF SIR J. A. R. GORE BOOTH. Connolly v. BartonIR [1904] 1 I. R. 130. De Vesci v. O'ConnellELR [1908] A. C. 298. In re DawsonELR [1906] 2 Ch. 211. In re Duke of Leinster's Settled EstateUNK 23 L. R. Ir. 152. In re Gunning-Moore's EstateDLTR 40 I. L. T. R......
  • Attorney-General v Dublin Corporation
    • Ireland
    • Chancery Division (Ireland)
    • 2 June 1917 be the ratio decidendi. Lord Watson adopted the judgments of Lords Cairns and Blackburn. In Be Thomson's Estate is reported in [1908] A.C. 298 under the name of De Vesci v. O'Connell (2). .Lord Ashbourne gave the leading judgment, based on these authorities, and regretted that they had n......
  • Pestaina v Dickenson Bay Mamagement Ltd (Dba Sandals Antigua)
    • Antigua and Barbuda
    • Industrial Court
    • 25 March 2010
    ...authors opine that “the literal meaning of an enactment may be disregarded if it produces an unjust result.” 75 In De Vesci v. O'Connell [1908] A.C. 298 at page 308 Lord Ashbourne stated inter alia as follows: “……before adopting a literal construction which would do obvious injustice it was......
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