The Jassy: 1906

The plaintiff took process by way of arrest in a damages action in rem against a vessel which was the property of a foreign state.
Held: The action was dismissed. No waiver of the state’s privilege could be assumed even though agents of the state, under a misapprehension, and in order to procure the release of the vessel, had given an undertaking to put in bail and had entered an absolute appearance. The action was dismissed.


[1906] P 270

Cited by:

CitedAziz v Republic of Yemen CA 17-Jun-2005
The claimant had made a claim for unfair dismissal. The defendant state had filed a defence instead of claiming state immunity. It then sought to assert such immunity. The claimant said the state had waived its immunity.
Held: Section 2(7) of . .
CitedBaccus SRL v Servicio Nacional Del Trigo CA 1956
The defendant organisation carried on business from Spain and was sued in England for damages for breach of a commercial contract. An appearance was entered by their solicitors in London and a consent order made for security for the organisation’s . .
Lists of cited by and citing cases may be incomplete.


Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.227916