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British Equitable v Baily [1905] UKHL 578

By Oxbridge Law TeamUpdated 04/01/2024 07:05

Judgement for the case British Equitable v Baily

Table Of Contents

  • Claimant took out insurance policy with Defendant, a company.

  • Articles were later changed, and Claimant sued for declaration that this did not affect his rights under policy.

Held

  • As matter of construction, Claimant’s rights were subject to Defendant’s articles.

  • Therefore his rights under contract were based upon company’s articles subject to changes from time to time.

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