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Balfour vs. Balfour Case Study

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Law of contract

BALFOUR vs. BALFOUR
[1919] 2K.B. 571

TABLE OF CONTENTS
1. LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
2. LIST OF CASES 3. FACTS OF THE CASE 4. ISSUES INVOLVED 5. CONTENTIONS 6. JUDGMENT

7. LAW POINT
8. BIBLIOGRAPHY

LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS
I. L.J. : Lord Justice
II. AIR : All India Reporter
III. QBD : Queen’s Bench Division
IV. CBNS : Common Bench Report (New Series)
V. AER :All England Reporter
VI. CLR : Commonwealth Law Reports

LIST OF CASES
Cases referred to by the court of appeal in Balfour vs. Balfour: I. Eastland vs. Burchell (1878),3 Q.B.D. 432
II. Jolly vs. Rees (1864),15 C.B.N.S. 628
III. Debenham vs. Mellon (1880),6 App. Cas. 24
Cases having the same law point as Balfour vs. Balfour:
I. Rose and Frank Co. vs. Crompton & Bros. Ltd. (1925) A.C. 445 II. Jones vs. Padavatton (1969) All E.R. 616
III. Meritt vs. Meritt (1970) 2 All E.R. 760
IV. S.V.R. Mudaliar vs. Rajababu AIR 1995 SC 1607.
Some recent case laws having the same law point:
I. Ermogenous v Greek Orthodox Community of SA Inc
(2002) 209 CLR 95

Facts
Archbishop Ermogenous made a claim for payments he thought due for annual and long service leave from the Greek Orthodox Community.  He succeeded at first instance but the Full Court of the Supreme Court of SA found there was no intention to create legal relations between the parties.  An appeal was made to the High Court.

II. EDMONDS v LAWSON (2000)

FACTS OF THE CASE
After their marriage in August, 1900, the parties went to Ceylon, where the husband had a...