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Philpott and Hopkins v. Sullivan, 2007 NLTD 111

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This case involved a dispute between a fish processor and a fisher over the enforceability of a trust agreement, which provided that the fisher would hold a crab licence as bare trustee for the processor. When the processor commenced and action to enforce the trust, the fisher raised a number of defences including non est factum, unconsciounability, and contrary to …

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