Robinson v Balmain New Ferry [1910]

Facts

  • Robinson entered a ferry terminal after paying a penny
  • He chose to leave before the ferry arrived
  • Money was only changed at one side of the crossing, therefore another penny was demanded before Robinson would be allowed to exit

Issue

  • Was Robinson falsely imprisoned?

Decision

  • No

Reasoning

  • A reasonable condition for escape may be imposed
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Posted in Tort Law Revision Notes.

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