Bisset v Wilkinson [1927]


  • A merchant of land represented that the land was capable of rearing a certain number of sheep.
  • The land was only suitable for many fewer sheep


  • Could the contract be rescinded for misrepresentation?


  • No


  • The defendant merchant was not an expert, and so had not provided any assurance
RELATED CASE  Amalgamated Investments and Property Co v Texas Commerce Bank [1982]

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