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Mistaken gifts after Pitt v Holt

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In Pitt v Holt [2013] UKSC 26, the Supreme Court ruled on the conditions under which a voluntary deed can be set aside for spontaneous mistake. This article explores the ramifications of the decision for the law of mistaken gifts more generally. It examines the suggestion that Pitt v Holt establishes (or confirms the existence of) a special restitutionary regime for all gift transactions, as well as the alternative interpretation which regards Pitt v Holt as concerning only the equitable reme...

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10.1093/clp/cuu010

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
Social Sciences Division
Department:
Law
Role:
Author
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Journal:
Current Legal Problems More from this journal
Volume:
67
Issue:
1
Pages:
333-372
Publication date:
2014-08-20
Acceptance date:
2014-06-11
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EISSN:
2044-8422
ISSN:
0070-1998
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Pubs id:
pubs:724384
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uuid:c73ac70b-5edb-41c3-ad00-604bdac66871
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pubs:724384
Source identifiers:
724384
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2017-08-28

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