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Sale of land—Misrepresentation—Rescission

APPEAL by the defendant from the judgment of the Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan[1] which, reversing the judgment of Knowles J., held that a certain agreement of

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sale of lands and chattels from the defendant to the plaintiffs should be rescinded on the ground of material misrepresentation inducing the purchase; that a certain lien note made by the plaintiffs to the defendant should be set aside, rescinded and cancelled; and that the plaintiffs should recover against the defendant the sum of $1,531, with certain interest.

On the conclusion of the argument for the appellant, and without calling on counsel for the respondent, the judgment of the Court was orally delivered by the Chief Justice, dismissing the appeal with costs.

Appeal dismissed with costs.

Henry Rees and Cuthbert Scott for the appellant.

J. M. Stevenson K.C. for the respondent.

[1] 22 Sask. L.R. 624; [1928] 2 W.W.R. 197.

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