Smith v Andrews: 1891


[1891] 2 Ch 678


England and Wales


FootnoteBlount v Layard CA 1888
The court said how unfortunate it would be if the owner of an exclusive fishery were forced to insist on his rights by reason of a fear that tolerated fishing by members of the public might crystallise into a public right of fishing, which it would . .

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CitedBarton v The Church Commissioners for England ChD 15-Dec-2008
The commissioners claimed a right by prescription to all fish to be taken in a stretch of the River Wye. The claimant was to moor a barge on the river.
Held: The court explained the nature and legal status of fisheries in the law going back to . .
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Updated: 15 May 2022; Ref: scu.279924