Attorney General v Canter: CA 1939

The Court declined to restrict the literal breadth of the words ‘all causes of action’ in section 1(1).


Sir Wilfrid Greene MR


[1939] 1 KB 318


Law Reform (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1934 1(1)


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedAshley and Another v Chief Constable of Sussex Police HL 23-Apr-2008
The claimants sought to bring an action for damages after a family member suspected of dealing drugs, was shot by the police. At the time he was naked. The police officer had been acquitted by a criminal court of murder. The chief constable now . .
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Updated: 19 August 2022; Ref: scu.267069