The court asked whether a rent assessment committee constituted under the Rent Act 1968 could act by a majority in determining a fair rent. Was the well established rule of law in Grindley controlled either by something expressed in this statute or by something to be collected from the nature of the power and the duty to be performed under it?
Held: The rent assessment committee came within the general principle, and there was no reason to depart from it.
Lord Parker CJ
 2 QB 216
England and Wales
Cited – Grindley v Barker 1798
Where a number of persons are entrusted with powers not of mere private confidence, but in some respect of a general nature, and all of them are regularly assembled, the majority will conclude the minority, and their act will be the act of the . .
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Updated: 26 May 2022; Ref: scu.179768