Howard Marine v Ogden [1978]

Facts

  • The defendant used the Lloyd’s list to adopt a representation about the capacity of one of his ships prior to the formation of a charter party
  • The Lloyd’s list was wrong

Issue

  • Could damages be claimed under s 2(1) of the Misrepresentation Act 1967?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Damages as no reasonable grounds for believing true, had ownership documents.
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