Dovaston v Payne: CCP 10 Jan 1795

A plea in bar of an avowry for taking cattle damage-feasant, that the cattle escaped from a public highway into the locus in quo, through the defect of fence, must show that they were passing on the highway when they escaped; it is not sufficient to state that being in the highway they escaped.


[1795] EngR 4015, (1795) 2 H Bl 527, (1795) 126 ER 684



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CitedJones and Lloyd v Director of Public Prosecutions Admn 23-Jan-1997
The appellants had been peacefully protesting at Stonehenge. They were among others who refused to leave when ordered to do so under an order made by the police officer in charge declaring it to be a trespassory assembly under the 1986 Act. They . .
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Land, Torts – Other, Animals

Updated: 05 May 2022; Ref: scu.356360