Westropp v Congested Districts Board

JurisdictionIreland
CourtHouse of Lords (Ireland)
Judgment Date24 Feb 1919

H. L.

Hamilton v. Ramadge.
WESTROPP
and
CONGESTED DISTRICTS BOARD

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

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.

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.

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