Porter v Ipswich Corporation: 1922

Greer J said: ‘The expression ‘dedicated to public use’ is used in reference to land which itself remains the property of the owner in fee of the soil, but for some definite purposes is dedicated to public use.’


Greer J


[1922] 2 KB 145


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedAttorney-General (ex relatione Yorkshire Derwent Trust Ltd) v Brotherton HL 5-Dec-1991
The appellants owned land through which flowed the river Derwent. Attempts were to be made to restore the river to navigability. The appellants denied that any public rights existed over the river.
Held: The 1932 Act could only give rise to a . .
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Updated: 03 July 2022; Ref: scu.214612