Mar 04, · Metropolitan Water Board v. Dick, Kerr, & Company, Limited. Subject_Contract — War — Rescission — Impossibility of Fulfilment. Facts: In July the appellants contracted with the respondents, a firm of contractors, for the construction of a reservoir Page: ↓ which was to take six years to build. The work was started, but in February [ ]. Lord Chancellor (Finlay)—The question in this case is whether a contract for the construction of reservoirs and waterworks between the Metropolitan Water Board—the appellants—and Dick, Kerr, & Company, Limited—the respondents—can be treated by the respondents as at an end, in consequence of an order of the Minister of Munitions that.
Aug 23, · Metropolitan Water Board v Dick, Kerr & Co  Uncategorized Legal Case Notes August 23, May 28, Defendant contracted with Water Board to construct reservoir. During construction Minister, acting under statutory powers, required them to cease work on contract and remove and sell their equipment. Metropolitan Water Board v Dick Kerr & Co Ltd  A.C. (26 November ) Practical Law Case Page D (Approx. 1 page) Ask a question Metropolitan Water Board v Dick Kerr & Co Ltd  A.C. (26 November ) Toggle Table of Contents Table of Contents. Ctrl + Alt + T to open/close.
Metropolitan Water Board v Dick, Kerr & Co  Midland Bank Trust Co v Green  Mikeover v Brady  Miles v Easter  Miller v Jackson  Mills v London City Council  Milner v Carnival (Cunard)  Minio-Paluello v Commissioner of Police  Mint v Good  Mitchell v Glasgow City Council  Moncrieff v. Mar 04, · METROPOLITAN WATER BOARD APPELLANTS – v – DICK, KERR AND COMPANY, LIMITED RESPONDENTS The House took time for consideration. Nov. LORD FINLAY L.C. My Lords, the question in this case is whether a contract for the construction of reservoirs and waterworks between the Metropolitan Water Board, the appellants, and Messrs. Dick, Kerr .
Sep 19, · Metropolitan Water Board v Dick Kerr and Co Ltd: HL References:  UKHL 2,  AC ,  UKHL , 55 SLR Links: Bailii, Bailii. LEGAL QUESTIONS: The Metropolitan Water Board v. Dick Kerr and Company Limited: case on appeal in the House of Lords, arising from contract for reservoir at Littleton, Middlesex and an order by the Minister of Munitions. Note: Printed Date: Held by: .