Crantrave Ltd (In Liquidation) v Lloyd’s Bank Plc: CA 2002

A payment made by a person without compulsion, intending to discharge another’s debt, will not discharge that debt unless he acted with that other’s authority or if that other subsequently ratifies the payment.


Pill LJ


[2002] All ER (Comm) 89


England and Wales


See AlsoCrantrave Ltd (In Liquidation) v Lloyd’s Bank Plc CA 18-May-2000
The bank received a garnishee order nisi, but acted before it was made absolute to pay the judgment creditor.
Held: The bank had no defence against the customer claiming restitution relying on the equitable doctrine that one person paying the . .

Cited by:

CitedTreasure and Son Ltd v Dawes TCC 15-Sep-2008
The defendant had been ordered to pay substantial fees to the claimant by the adjudicator. The defendant claimed that payment had been made on his behalf. . .
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Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.276499