Attorney-General v Fulham Corporation [1921]

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Concerning: Illegality and ultra vires


The corporation had a statutory obligation (in an attempt to prevent disease) to provide washhouses for the poor. The authority sought to open a commercial laundry under this power.

Legal Principle

It was held that the purpose of the power was to provide washing…


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