Attorney General v Earl Grey: QBD 1898

[1898] 1 QB 318
Cited by:

  • Mentioned – Ingram and Palmer-Tomkinson (Executors of the Estate of Lady Jane Lindsay Morgan Ingram Deceased) v Commissioners of Inland Revenue CA 28-Jul-1997
    The deceased had first conveyed property to her solicitor. Leases back were then created in her favour, and then the freeholds were conveyed at her direction to her children and grandchildren. They were potentially exempt transfers.
    Held: . .
    Times 11-Sep-97, Gazette 10-Sep-97, [1997] EWCA Civ 2212, [1997] 4 All ER 395, [1997] STC 1234
  • Appeal from – Attorney General v Earl Grey CA 2-Jan-1898
    The court considered the effectiveness of a gift from father to son for estate duty purposes, where the revenue said that the father had reseved an interest in the land to himself. The conveyance to the defendant donee contained the following . .
    [1898] 2 QB 534
  • Cited – In re Nichols, deceased CA 2-Jan-1975
    The father, Lord Nichols, gave property to his sons who then leased it back to him. On the father’s death the revenue claimed duty.
    Held: Goff LJ: ‘Having thus reviewed the authorities, we return to the question what was given, and we think . .
    [1975] 1 WLR 534
  • Cited – St Aubyn v Attorney General HL 12-Jul-1951
    The donor exercised powers of appointment ‘to make some part of the settled property his own’, and it was ‘wholly irrelevant that by a contemporaneous or later transaction he surrenders his life interest in other parts of it’. The different parts of . .
    [1952] AC 15, [1951] UKHL 3, [1951] 2 All ER 473

These lists may be incomplete.
Updated: 10 December 2020; Ref: scu.223757