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Colonial Cases

India

Selected and transcribed by Peter Bullock. Last edited October 2016. For Indian cases, see also Bombay, Calcutta.

 Baboon Wallad Raja Katik v. Darood Wallad Nunnoo, 1841 [hereditary office] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Calder v. Halkett, 1840 [jurisdiction] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Casement v. Fulton, 1845 [succession] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Hormunjee and Sons v. Kahn and another, 1861 [admiralty]

In Re The Maharajah Duleep Singh, Deceased-Griffithes v.Singh, 1895 [master and servant] Court of Appeal

Maneckbai v. Jaichund, 1861 [civil procedure]

Minor cases India

Muniram and others v. Thackoorsidas and others, 1861 [equity procedure]

Naswar Mulka Jehan Sahiba v. Mahomed Ushkeree Khan, 1873 [succession] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

R. v. Govun and Kesewjee, 1861 [perjury]

R. v. Long, 1861 [criminal libel]

R. v. Motee, 1861 [stealing in a dwelling house]

R. v. Nowrojee, 1861 [criminal procedure]

R. v. Shaporjee, 1861 [encroaching on highway]

Shearman v, East India Railway Company, 1869 [sale of goods] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

The Woosung, 1875 [shipping, salvage]

Published by Centre for Comparative Law, History and Governance at Macquarie Law School