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Colonial Cases

Straits Settlements

The Straits Law Reports are available online on open access:

Vol 1, 1808-1884 cases, edited by Norton Kyshe.

Vol 2, 1808-1884 cases, edited by Norton Kyshe. (We have not yet found volume 2 online).

Vol 3, 1808-1884 cases, edited by Norton Kyshe.

Vol 4, 1808-1884 cases, edited by Norton Kyshe.

1827-1877 volume edited by Stephen Leicester.

 

The following were selected, edited and transcribed by Peter Bullock. Most of these were taken from contemporary newspapers. Last edited October 2016.

Hussein v. Mustan, 1885 [imprisonment for debt, arrest on mesne process]

In the goods of Abdullah, no date [succession]

Lebby v. Penembelam, 1839 [sale of goods]

Minor Cases Straits

Norris v. Quin, 1835 [salvage, opium]

Will of the late Mr. Galastaun, no date [succession]

Yeap Cheah Neo v. Ong Cheng Neo, 1875 [succession] Judicial Committee of the Privy Council

 

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