Whittaker v Campbell: 1984

Where goods were obtained from the owner by fraud, but with the owner’s consent, that fraud did not vitiate the consent given.

Robert Goff LJ
[1984] QB 318, [1983] 3 WLR 676, [1983] 3 All ER 582, [1983] Crim LR 812, (1983) 77 Cr App R 267
England and Wales
Cited by:
CitedShogun Finance Limited v Hudson HL 19-Nov-2003
Thief acquired no title and could not sell
A purchaser used a stolen driving licence to obtain credit for and purchase a car. He then purported to sell it to the respondent, and then disappeared. The finance company sought return of the car.
Held: (Lords Nicholls and Millett . .

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Updated: 19 November 2021; Ref: scu.188448