Yates v Yates

JurisdictionNew Zealand
CourtUnspecified Court (New Zealand)
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2 cases
  • Debenhams Retail Plc v Sun Alliance & London Assurance Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 20 July 2005
    ...The Judge was right to say not much assistance is gained from it (para.72). Actually none is. Nor is any assistance to be gained from Yates v Yates [1913] 33 NZLR 281 a case holding that the expression "gross income" in a will did not mean "gross receipts". The context ......
  • Debenhams Retail Plc v Sun Alliance & London Assurance Company Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Chancery Division
    • 9 November 2004
    ...between the parties. 68 In this respect, an analogy could be made with the expression "gross income". In Yates v Yates [1913] 33 NZLR 281, for example, Cooper J, in the Supreme Court of Auckland, considered a testamentary gift to the trustees of a testatrix of a commission of £2 1......

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