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Colonial Cases

Mauritius

The following were selected, edited and transcribed by Peter Bullock. Last updated October 2016.

Colonial Government v. Nalletamby, 1899 [breach of contract]

Cortaux v. Hewetson, 1875 [insolvency]  Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Credit Foncier of Mauritius Ltd v. Andre Paturan, 1876 [mortgage] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Diore v. Lachambre, 1877 [insolvency] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Esnouf v. Ackroyd, 1899 [contempt of court]

Haggard v. Freres, 1891 [consular court, jurisdiction - judicial immunity] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Lagesse v. Allard, 1873 [succession] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

Mahraz v. Jenkins, 1899 [defamation damages]

Mauritius Slaves, 1836 [slavery compensation] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

The Brig Hindu, 1833 [shipping]

Wilkinson v. Pickersgil, 1886 [assault - expulsion from Madagascar]

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