Louis Dreyfus and Co v Parnaso cia Naviera SA (“The Dominator”): 1959

The court considered whether it could look to a deleted clause to assist in its interpretation of the contract.
Held: The use of a word or phrase in the deleted part of a standard form clause may throw light on the meaning of the same word or phrase in what remains of the clause.


Diplock J


[1959] 1 QB 499, [1959] 1 Lloyds Rep 125

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CitedTotal Transport Corporation v Arcadia Petroleum Ltd (‘the Eurus’) CA 18-Nov-1997
Arcadia chartered the Eurus, and had succeeded in their application for an award in arbitration proceedings against Total. The award had been reversed, and they now appealed against that order. The parties disputed whether the amount was an award of . .
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Updated: 11 May 2022; Ref: scu.462285