Thomas Cook and James Charles Cook v Sir James Gordon Sprigg: PC 1 Aug 1899

Municipal courts have not and cannot have the competence to adjudicate upon or to enforce the rights arising out of transactions entered into by independent sovereign states between themselves on the plane of international law.
(Cape of Good Hope)
Lord Halsbury LC
[1899] AC 572, [1899] UKPC 61
Bailii
England and Wales
Cited by:
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Updated: 01 January 2021; Ref: scu.417269