Westropp v Congested Districts Board

Judgment Date24 February 1919
Date24 February 1919
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Hamilton v. Ramadge.

H. L.

Profit a prendre - Turbary - Reservation - Perpetuity - Vesting Order - Superior interest.

There cannot be a grant of a profit a prendre without a capable grantee. A series of residents in a house are not capable grantees.

Appal from the judgment of the Court of Appeal (1).

The House of Lord (Lord Birkenhead C. and Lords Atkinson, Shaw of Dunfermline, and Wrenbury) affirmed the judgment of the Court of Appeal with costs.

The respondents were not called on.

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