Re Duke of Devonshire’s Settlement: 1952


Vaisey J said: ‘As a rule the date properly to be inserted in a deed delivered as an escrow is the date at which it was so delivered and not the date when the condition of the delivery has been fulfilled.’

Vaisey J
(1952) ATC 405
Cited by:
CitedAlan Estates Ltd v WG Stores Ltd and Another CA 1-Jul-1981
The proposed tenant wanted to get into possession, and was given a key and paid a quarter’s rent to the lessor’s solicitors to be held as stakeholders, before the lease had been formally granted. An undated lease and counterpart were executed and . .

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Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.252345