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Colonial Cases

Ceylon

The following was selected and transcribed by Peter Bullock.Last updated November 2016.

Ana Lana Muttu v. Kana Nana Chu Na, 1881 [mortgage] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Chartered Bank of India, London and China v. Dickson and Tatham, 1871 [promissory note] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Clark v. Elphinstone, 1880 [land law] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Deonis v. Missa Nona, 1911 [civil procedure]

Kleinwort, Cohen and Company v. The Casa Marittima of Genoa, 1877 [shipping] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Newspaper commentary and minor cases Ceylon

Sastry Velaider v. Sembacutty Waigalie, 1881 [marriage]  Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

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