In re Southern Livestock Producers Ltd: 1964

In the absence of special agreement the agister has no lien upon the livestock as he merely takes care of them and supplies them with food. Pennycuick J referred to the distinction between improvement and repair. An obligation to take care of pigs was held to be no more than maintaining them and insufficient to found a worker’s lien.


Pennycuick J


[1964] 1 WLR 24


England and Wales

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Updated: 20 May 2022; Ref: scu.559376