Thomas v Sorrell (1673)
- Sorrel sold alcohol without a licence
- Was Sorrel in breach of statute?
- According to Chief Justice Vaughan:
“A dispensation or license properly passeth no interest, nor alters or transfers property in anything, but only makes an action lawful, which without it had been unlawful.”
Posted in Land Law Revision Notes.
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