James Macara v Barclay: CA 1944

The court declined to express a view on the use of section 49(2) to order the return of a deposit.


[1944] 2 All ER 31


Law of Property Act 1925 49(1)

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CitedMIDILL (97Pl) Ltd v Park Lane Estates Ltd and Another CA 11-Nov-2008
Refusal to return Land Contract Deposit
The court was asked as to whether a seller could retain a deposit paid by the claimant on a sale where contracts had been exchanged but the buyer had proved unable to go ahead.
Held: The appeal against refusal of return of the deposit failed. . .
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Land, Contract

Updated: 10 May 2022; Ref: scu.279043