References:  1 QB 119
Ratio There must be some deceit spoken, written or acted to constitute a false pretence.
This case is cited by:
- Cited – Director of Public Prosecutions -v- Ray HL (Bailii,  UKHL 3,  AC 370)
The defendant ordered a meal at a restaurant believing his companion would lend him the money to pay. He later decided to seek to avoid payment and took a opportunity to escape.
Held: The appeal was allowed and the conviction restored. The . .
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Last Update: 03-Apr-16