Eriksen v Clifton

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtSupreme Court
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4 cases
  • Goldman v Hargrave
    • Australia
    • High Court
    • 1 January 1963
  • Emanuel (H. & N.) Ltd v Greater London Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 8 March 1971
    ...was quoted by Lord Atkin in Hillen and Pettigrew v. I.C. I.(Alkali) Ltd. ( 1936) A.C. 65. It seems to me that the New Zealand case of Erikson v. Clifton in 1963, N.Z.L.R. 705, falls within this category. The school mistress could not possibly have any idea that the man who came to look at t......
  • Margaret Kathleen Ribee v Michael W. Norrie
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 2 November 2000
    ...staircase you do not invite him to slide down the banisters �" � It seems to me that the New Zealand case of Erikson v Clifton [1963] N.Z.L.R. 705 falls within this category. The schoolmistress could not possibly have any idea that the man who came to look at the garden would light a f......
  • Ribee v Norrie
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 2 November 2000
    ...All ER 579, 585). His Lordship also referred to Boulcott Golf Club Inc v Engelbrecht([1945] NZLR 553) and Erikson and Another v Clifton ([1963] NZLR 705). The defendant was the occupier of the adjoining premises and those upon it who started the fire were not strangers. It followed that he ......