Wong v Beaumont Property Trust [1965]

Facts

  • A lease was granted to a restaurant operator, requiring land to be sed as a restaurant
  • Regulations required a ventilation duct to be installed

Issue

  • Was an easement of common intention granted over the lessor’s land for a ventilation duct leading from the lessee’s land?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • Both parties intended the land to be used as a restaurant
  • A ventilation duct was necessary for that particular and definite purpose
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