Westropp v Congested Districts Board

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Date24 February 1919
Hamilton v. Ramadge.
WESTROPP
and
CONGESTED DISTRICTS BOARD

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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