Elwin v O'Regan and Maxwell

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtSupreme Court
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4 cases
  • National Employers' Mutual General Insurance Association Ltd v Jones
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 27 March 1987
    ...a scale which calls for their protection. 35 Counsel then referred us to the two Commonwealth decisions which I have mentioned. In Elwin v. O'Regan and Maxwell [1971] NZLR 1124, Beattie J. had before him in the Supreme Court in Wellington, first, a claim by the ultimate purchaser of a motor......
  • National Employers Mutual General Insurance Association Ltd v Jones
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 21 April 1988
    ...Third, there is Commonwealth authority directly in point. There is first the decision of Beattie J. in Elwin v. O'Regan and Maxwell [1971] N.Z.L.R. 1124. That case was concerned with section 27(2) of the New Zealand Sale of Goods Act 1908, which is in the same terms as section 25(2) of the ......
  • David Brown v New Zealand Basing Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • Employment Court
    • 15 December 2014
    ...407 (EmpC). 45Laws of New Zealand Conflict of Laws: Choice of Law (online ed) at [8]. An example of this principle is Elwin v O'Regan [1971] NZLR 1124 (SC) at 1129. 46 Collins, above n 18, at [1-053]–[1-054], [1-061]. 47 Sutton , above n 43. 48 At 438 (citations omitted). 49Clifford, above ......
  • Nat. Employers Mutual v. Jones, (1988) 88 N.R. 81 (HL)
    • Canada
    • 21 April 1988
    ...371, refd to. [para. 20]. Butterworth v. Kingsway Motors, [1954] 1 W.L.R. 1286, refd to. [para. 20]. Elwin v. O'Regan and Maxwell, [1971] N.Z.L.R. 1124, refd to. [para. Brandon v. Leckie (1972), 29 D.L.R. (3d) 633, refd to. [para. 20]. Statutes Noticed: Factors Act 1889 (U.K.), sect. 9 [par......
1 books & journal articles
  • Acquiring Title by Theft
    • United Kingdom
    • The Modern Law Review Nbr. 65-4, July 2002
    • 1 July 2002
    ...vWaliMohamed & Co (1938) 18 KLR 23), Canada (Brandon v Leckie (1972) 29 DLR (3d) 633) and NewZealand (Elwin vO’Regan & Maxwell [1971] NZLR 1124).10 The majority of the Court of Appeal held that that there was no sale by the thief or any of hissuccessors, because none of those transa......