Read v Anderson

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1882
CourtQueen's Bench Division
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13 cases
  • John Reilly (Claimant/Appellant) v National Insurance and Guarantee Corporation Ltd
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 December 2008
    ......Mr. Eklund Q.C. for the insurer submitted that the clause is to be read as containing a list of various items of equipment in respect of whose failure to perform as intended cover is excluded. He argued that the failure ......
  • Re London United Investments Plc
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 December 1992
    ...if, and to the extent, that he could reasonably claim that to do so would involve a risk of self-incrimination: see Lamb v. Munster (1882) 10 Q.B.D. 100. The common law can, of course, be varied or overruled by statute, but it requires clear words, or even clearer implication, to achieve th......
  • 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.......
  • Khodari v Tamimi
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 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......
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