Dimmock v Hallett [1866]


  • In selling some farm land, the defendant told the claimant that all of the farms were under tenancy, which was factually true
  • The defendant failed to mention that all of the tenants had given notice to vacate their land


  • Could the contract of sale be rescinded?


  • Yes


  • Misleading to omit such vital information where the reason for the question was clear
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