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Bird v Jones [1859]

Facts

  • The claimant opposed the construction of a grandstand so entered at one side
  • He was prevented from leaving the grandstand at the other side

Issue

  • Could this be classed at false imprisonment?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • There was still an opportunity to escape by going back to the other side of the grandstand
  • No complete restraint therefore no false imprisonment
  • Area of restraint almost irrelevant
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