Hutchins v Chambers: 1758

Distress under the Poor Relief Act 1601 and other like Acts is only partly analogous to common law distress but is much more analogous to common execution; such distress was described as in the nature of an execution.


(1758) 1 Burr 579


Poor Relief Act 1601


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedBrenner v Revenue and Customs; In re Modern Jet Support Centre Ltd ChD 21-Jul-2005
The court was asked whether the process of distraint against goods for unpaid tax under section 61 of the 1970 Act is an ‘execution’ within section 183 of the 1986 Act which applies where a creditor has issued, but not completed, execution against . .
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Landlord and Tenant

Updated: 17 May 2022; Ref: scu.228987