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A. G. ISHOLA NOAH V. HIS EXCELLENCY THE BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONER TO NIGERIA

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Diplomatic Immunity - Validity of an action brought against a foreign envoy in Nigeria - Sections 1 (2) and (3) of the Diplomatic Immunities and Privileges Act (No. 42 OF 1962) – How treated

ABCOS (NIG.) LTD. V. KANGO WOLF POWER TOOLS LTD (CA)

 

ADEGBOLA V. FOLARANMI

JURISPRUDENCE AND INTERNATIONAL LAW: - Slavery – Customarily Married man with daughter taken from Nigeria as slave to another continent – Subsequent conversion and remarriage abroad under Christian law – Subsequent return to Nigeria as freed man – Succession to property of man and his wife – Validity of previous marriage – Legitimacy of pre-slavery daughter and entitlement to succession to property of father as heir – How treated by court

AFRICAN RE-INSURANCE CORP. V. FANTAYE

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Immunity from processes- Waiver  - Whether can not be presumed against a sovereign or an organization that enjoy immunity – Proper treatment

AKINSANYA V. UNITED BANK FOR AFRICA LTD

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW:– Documentary letter of credit – Contract between the issuing bank and the confirming bank – Whether there is privity of contract between the buyer and the issuing bank with respect to same

 

ALLEN AND OTHERS V. JAMBO HOLDINGS [

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW– AVIATION:- Nigerian company with aircraft in foreign aerodrome - Claims for personal injury against company - Injunction issued against plane from leaving jurisdiction till parent company provide satisfactory security so that any award of damages against them could be met – Nature of insurance, reinsurance, bond or security that will be acceptable

ALFOTRIN LIMITED  V. THE ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- “Act of state” -Meaning and nature of - What constitute

ALFRED C. TOEPFER INC. OF NEW YORK V. EDOKPOLOR

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Legislation - England - Administration of Justice Act 1920 - Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1933 - Arbitrations (Foreign Awards), Act, 1930 - Legislation - Federal - Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Act 1960 Arbitration – Interpretation of

AMALGAMATED INVESTMENT AND PROPERTY CO LTD (IN LIQUIDAZION) V. TEXAS COMMERCE INTERNATIONAL BANK LTD

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW: International project financing – Use of Special Purpose Companies to circumvent municipal restrictions – Nominee companies and off-the-shelf corporate entities – Legal effect 

AMANAMBU V. ULASI

PRIVATE INTERNATIONAL LAW: - Cause of action arising within a national jurisdiction but out of sub-national jurisdiction – Where parties both reside within jurisdiction of regional court – Whether cause of action arising out of region can be entertained by courts of the region where parties reside – Applicable law – Claim for fatal accident which happened in northern region – Whether Fatal Accidents Law of Eastern Region or that of Northern region applies

ANISMINIC LTD. V. FOREIGN COMPENSATION COMMISSION AND ANOTHER

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Crown Practice - Certiorari - Inferior tribunal - Statutory - Foreign Compensation Commission - Determination - Construction of Order in Council - Whether error going to jurisdiction - No certiorari clause - Whether certiorari lies - Foreign Compensation Act, 1950 (14 Geo. 6, c. 12), s. 4 (4).

ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF THE FEDERATION  V. ATTORNEY-GENERAL OF ABIA STATE

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- "State" as used in international conventions and treaties - What it connotes - Whether refers to State in a country - Importance of determination

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- International boundaries - Dispute over same - Jurisdiction to try same - Where resides

AUTO IMPORT EXPORT V. ADEBAYO

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW - BILLS OF EXCHANGE:- Bills of Exchange in Nigeria - Applicable law

 

BAKARE V. COKER

 

BANK MELLAT V. HELLINIKI TECHNIKI SA

INTERNATIONAL LAW – ARBITRATION:- Claimant ordinarily resident out of the jurisdiction – International arbitration in accordance with rules of International Chamber of Commerce – Arbitration commenced in England – Parties’ sole connection with England that they had agreed that arbitration should take place there – Application by respondent for security for costs – Claimant’s ability to pay respondent’s costs uncertain – Whether order for security for costs would be inconsistent with ICC rules – Whether court should make the order – Arbitration Act 1950, s 12(6)(a).

BATEMAN V. SERVICE

PUBLIC INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Conflict of Laws - Liability of Foreign Corporation carrying business in another one - Lex Loci Contractus.

BATEMAN BELLINGER (FC) V. BELLINGER

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS:- European Union and United Kingdom - Marriage – Trans-sexual person - Gender and Sex change – Validity of national statute [section 11(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973] requiring biological males and females for the purposes of marriage vis a vis the provisions of Articles 8 and 12 of the European Convention on Human Rights – Whether incompatible

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS: - European Court of Human Rights and United Kingdom – Law pertaining to trans-sexual persons and marriage rights – section 11(c) of the Matrimonial Causes Act 1973 - Implications for convention obligation to fair treatment of every person by the laws or practices of member countries of the European Union viz: ability to pursue claim for sexual harassment in an employment tribunal; Eligibility for state pension at the age of entitlement for assigned/preferred sex; freedom to pay car insurance premiums applicable to preferred sex, etc. – Relevant considerations

INTERNATIONAL LAW AND HUMAN RIGHTS:- European Union and Britain – Satisfaction of Convention obligations – Compatibility of national law and binding international conventions - Whether there are circumstances where maintaining an offending national law in operation for a reasonable period pending enactment of corrective legislation is justifiable – Right of an individual during the transitional period to complain that his rights have been violated – Whether non-recognition of gender reassignment for the purposes of marriage is compatible with articles 8 and 12

BATEMAN BENSON AND ANOTHER V. ASHIRU

INTERNATIONAL LAW:- Action in one territory for fatal accident occurring in another – How treated

BATEMAN BOARD OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE V. BARAU

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW:- Customs - Importation of prohibited goods – Whether ignorance is a defence 

BATEMAN BOARD OF CUSTOMS AND EXCISE V. OKORO

 

BATEMAN BOOTHIA MARITIME  INC. V. FAREAST MERCANTILE CO. LTD

INTERNATIONAL TRADE LAW - CARRIAGE OF GOODS BY SEA:- Bill of lading – Meaning, Functions and characteristics of - Whether qualifies as a negotiable instrument - Ways of endorsing same - Effect of each type of endorsement

BATEMAN CALAIS SHIPHOLDING COMPANY V. BRONWEN ENGERY TRADING LIMITED

INTERNATIONAL LAW: Enforcement of foreign judgment



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