Waterhouse v Reid: 1938

The court has no power to make orders against persons outside its territorial jurisdiction unless authorised by statute and that there is no inherent extra-territorial jurisdiction.


Greer LJ


[1938] 1 KB 743, [1938] 1 All ER 235

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CitedNML Capital Ltd v Argentina SC 6-Jul-2011
The respondent had issued bonds but in 2001 had declared a moratorium on paying them. The appellant hedge fund later bought the bonds, heavily discounted. Judgment was obtained in New York, which the appellants now sought to enforce against assets . .
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Updated: 04 May 2022; Ref: scu.441566