Double Sales and the Offside Trap: Some Thoughts on the Rule Penalising Private Knowledge of a Prior Right

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Abstract

A comparative study of the doctrine of notice (the offside goals rule) in Scotland and South Africa examining doctrinal justifications for the rules. This article analyses the unreported case of Alex Brewster & Sons v Caughey and considers when a party penalised by the doctrine requires to be in bad faith.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)291-316
Number of pages25
JournalJuridical Review
Publication statusPublished - 2002

Keywords

  • doctrine of notice, property, South Africa, offside goals rule

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