Read v Anderson

CourtQueen's Bench Division
JurisdictionEngland & Wales
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13 cases
  • John Reilly (Claimant/Appellant) v National Insurance and Guarantee Corporation Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 19 December 2008
  • Perry v Barnett
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • 1 January 1884
  • Khodari v Tamimi
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 8 October 2009
    ...courts' strict construction of the Act of 1845 illumined the potential for its evasion. In particular this court held by a majority in Read v. Anderson (1884) 13 QBD 779 that, if a losing bet had been made through an agent, the agent who paid the winner could recover from his principal, the......
  • C.H.T. Ltd v Ward
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 7 November 1963
    ...18 of the Gaming Act, 1845. 13 The Act of 1892 was, it appears, passed to undo the effect of the criticised decision of this court in Read v. Anderson (1884) 13 Queen's Bench page 779, where a commission agent was held entitled to recover a lost bet from his principal, despite the 1845 Act.......
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