Irvine v Kirkpatrick: HL 1850

Before a misrepresentation may be of any avail whatever, it must inure to the date of the contract. If the other party discovers the truth before he signs the contract, ‘the misrepresentation and the concealment go for just absolutely nothing’.
Lord Brougham
(1850) 7 Bell App (HL) 186
England and Wales
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CitedCramaso Llp v Ogilvie-Grant, Earl of Seafield and Others SC 12-Feb-2014
The defenders owned a substantial grouse moor in Scotland. There had been difficulties with grouse stocks, and steps taken over years to allow stocks to recover. They had responded to enquiries from one Mr Erskine with misleading figures. Mr Erskine . .

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Updated: 20 June 2021; Ref: scu.536802