Babcock v Lawson: CA 1880

A person who has acquired the goods by a fraud has a voidable title.

Bramwell LJ
(1880) 5 QBD 284
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedShogun Finance Limited v Hudson HL 19-Nov-2003
Thief acquired no title and could not sell
A purchaser used a stolen driving licence to obtain credit for and purchase a car. He then purported to sell it to the respondent, and then disappeared. The finance company sought return of the car.
Held: (Lords Nicholls and Millett . .

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Updated: 22 January 2022; Ref: scu.188449