Hunt v Luck: 1901

The court considered the nature of constructive notice. Farwell J said: ‘Constructive notice is the knowledge which the courts impute to a person upon presumption so strong of the existence of the knowledge that it cannot be allowed to be rebutted, either from his knowing something which ought to have put him on further enquiry or from wilfully abstaining from inquiry to avoid notice.’


Farwell J


(1901) 1 Ch 45

Cited by:

Appeal fromHunt v Luck CA 1902
Dr Hunt owned properties for which the rents were collected by his agent. The land were conveyed to a Mr Gilbert, who then mortgaged them. After the doctor’s death, his personal representatives challenged the validity of the conveyance. When the . .
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Updated: 01 May 2022; Ref: scu.252545