Promissory Estoppel

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Wood v Robarts (1818)
composition agreements with creditors
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Welby v Drake (1825)
Part-payment of a debt to a third party
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Central London Property Trust v High Trees House (1947)
"a promise intending to be binding, intended to be acted on and in fact acted on, is binding so far as its terms properly apply"
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Hughes v Metropolitan Railway Co (1877)
"Equitable waiver"
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Jorden v Money (1854)
An estoppel will ahve the effect of preventing a party from denying the truth of their representation of fact
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Alan v El Nasr (1972)
The promisee must have 'conducted his affairs on the basis of the promise'
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The Post Chaser (1982)
it is not necessary to show detriment; indeed the representee may have benefited from the representation, and yet it may be inequitable, at least without reasonable notice, for the representor to enforce his legal rights
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D & C Builders v Rees (1966)
Equitable Maxim: "He who comes to equity must do so with clean hands"
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Combe v Combe (1951)
The wifew could not rely on the promise as she had provided no consideration
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Tool Metal Manufacturing v Tungsten Electrical (1955)
The doctrine of promissory estoppel is merely suspensory
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Hughes v Met Railway
The rights were suspended
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Ajayi v Briscoe (1964)
The doctrine of promisspory estoppel may extinguish rights
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"a promise intending to be binding, intended to be acted on and in fact acted on, is binding so far as its terms properly apply"

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An estoppel will ahve the effect of preventing a party from denying the truth of their representation of fact

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