Walker v Baird and Another: PC 4 Aug 1892

(Newfoundland) A treaty, which does not terminate a state of war, has no legal effect upon the rights and duties of the subjects of the Crown and speaking generally no power resides in the Crown to compel them to obey the provisions of a treaty, or to expel them without supporting legislative authority.
Watson, Hobhouse, Herschell, MacNaghten, Morris, Hannen, Shand LL< Sir Richard Couch
[1892] UKPC 47, [1892] AC 491
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CitedMiller and Dos Santos v The Secretary of State for Exiting the European Union and Others QBD 13-Nov-2016
Article 50 Notice Requires Parliament’s Authority
The applicant challenged a decision by the respondent that he could use Crown prerogative powers to issue a notice under section 50 TUE to initiate the United Kingdom leaving the EU following the referendum under the 2015 Act.
Held: Once the . .

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Updated: 25 February 2021; Ref: scu.417688