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Jackson v Union Marine Insurance

[1879] LR 10 CP 125

Case summary last updated at 02/01/2020 18:04 by the Oxbridge Notes in-house law team.

Judgement for the case Jackson v Union Marine Insurance

There was a term that the boat should arrive “with all possible dispatch”. Bramwell B says that since the voyage was for a specific journey, this should be interpreted in light of the necessity of arriving in time for the hirer’s purpose, so that there was an implied term that the boat would arrive in time for the purpose for which the hirer needed it. 

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