Opua Ferries Ltd and Another v Fullers Bay of Islands Ltd: PC 5 Mar 2003

PC (New Zealand) The Board was asked whether whether the effect of the registration of the repondent as licencees to provide ferry services permitted them to operate the ferry service with two vessels or with one vessel only.
Held: The appeal failed. There was insufficient in the words of the licence to justify a conclusion that only one vessel was to be used.


Lord Hope of Craighead, Lord Slynn of Hadley, Lord Hobhouse of Woodborough, Lord Millett, Lord Scott of Foscote


[2003] UKPC 19


PC, Bailii


England and Wales


CitedSlough Estates Ltd v Slough Borough Council HL 1971
Extrinsic evidence may be used to identify a thing or place referred to in a public document. Lord Reid said however that this was different from using evidence of facts known to the maker of the document but which are not common knowledge to alter . .
CitedInvestors Compensation Scheme Ltd v West Bromwich Building Society HL 19-Jun-1997
Account taken of circumstances wihout ambiguity
The respondent gave advice on home income plans. The individual claimants had assigned their initial claims to the scheme, but later sought also to have their mortgages in favour of the respondent set aside.
Held: Investors having once . .
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Licensing, Transport

Updated: 08 April 2022; Ref: scu.179690