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Colonial Cases

Cape of Good Hope

Seleted, edited and transcribed by Peter Bullock. Last edited January 2017.

Adams v. Nicholls, 1875 [insolvency] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Archbishop of Cape Town v. Colenso, 1873 [church governance] Special Court, Committee of the Privy Council

Bishop of Cape Town v Bishop of Natal, 1869  [church governance] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Denysson v Mostert, 1872 [Roman Dutch law] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Colenso v. the Bishop of Cape Town, 1865 [church governance] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Colonial Government of the Cape of Good Hope v. Logan, 1903 [land appropriation, railways] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Graham v. Pocock, 1870 [customs duties] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

McDonald v. Bell, 1840 [Crown debts] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Murray v. Burgers, 1866 [church governance] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Newspaper commentary and minor cases, Cape of Good Hope

Phillips v. Graham, 1877 [shipping]  Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

R. v. Gebhard, 1823 [murder of slave]

Riccard v. Shepherd, 1861 [insurance] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Standard Bank of British South Africa v. John Owen Smith and Company, 1870 [insolvency] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Stanford v. Brunette, 1860 [deed of assignment] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Thorburn v. Stewart, 1871 [marriage settlement] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Webb v. Giddy, 1878 [diamond mining] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

 

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