Bisset v Wilkinson [1927]

Facts

  • 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

Issue

  • Could the contract be rescinded for misrepresentation?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • The defendant merchant was not an expert, and so had not provided any assurance
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