Union Colliery Co of British Columbia Ltd v Bryden: 1899

The court discussed how to discover the ‘pith and substance’ of the measure that Parliament had enacted.


[1899] AC 580


England and Wales

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CitedGhaidan v Godin-Mendoza HL 21-Jun-2004
Same Sex Partner Entitled to tenancy Succession
The protected tenant had died. His same-sex partner sought a statutory inheritance of the tenancy.
Held: His appeal succeeded. The Fitzpatrick case referred to the position before the 1998 Act: ‘Discriminatory law undermines the rule of law . .
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Litigation Practice

Updated: 14 September 2022; Ref: scu.198544