Classification of estoppel

Classification of estoppel. They are four broad categories Estoppel by record Estoppel by conduct Estoppel by agreement Estoppel by deed. Estoppel by records Section 173 of evidence Act makes provision for the twin aspect of estoppel by record. Action Estoppel Issue Estoppel ; see the case of Hill V. Hill (1954)p.291 (divorce cruelty case) Estoppel… Continue reading Classification of estoppel

Estoppel

Estoppel is not defined anywhere in the act. However, in Evans V. Barthan (1937)2 AII E.R. 646 at 653; Lord Wright defined Estoppel as “a rule of evidence that prevents the party estopped from denying the existence of the fact. In Koiki V. Magnut Son (2001)FWLR (PT 63)167 at 188 and Adone V. Ikebudu (2001)FWLR… Continue reading Estoppel