Channel Airways Ltd v Manchester Corporation: 1974

There are many species of lien which do not depend on possession, including for example certain equitable liens. The statutory right of detention but conferred by a Private Act was not strictly a lien.


Forbes J


[1974] 1 Lloyd’s Rep 456


England and Wales

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CitedBristol Airport Plc and Another v Powdrill and Others CA 21-Dec-1989
An airline company went into administration. The airport seized two airplanes. The administrators claimed they were property within the administration, could not be seized without a court order, and the court should exercise its discretion not to . .
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Updated: 19 May 2022; Ref: scu.181063