Re Warden and Hotchkiss Ltd: CA 1945

Judicial decisions upon which title to property depends or which, by establishing principles of construction or otherwise, form the basis of contracts or which affect the general conduct of affairs so that their alteration would mean, for example, that payments have been needlessly made, ought not to be altered even by the House of Lords, unless the decisions were clearly wrong and productive of inconvenience.


[1945] 1 Ch 270


England and Wales

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CitedNational Westminster Bank Plc v Spectrum Plus Ltd and others ChD 15-Jan-2004
The company granted a debenture to the claimant purporting to secure its book debts. The company went into liquidation. The liquidator challenged the bank’s charge.
Held: Siebe was wrongly decided. The charge was ineffective over the book . .
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Updated: 05 August 2022; Ref: scu.191968