Aspinall’s Club Ltd v Al-Zayat – Times Law Reports

Posted October 31st, 2007 in cheques, gambling, law reports by sally

Gambling cheque defence might be valid

Aspinall’s Club Ltd v Al-Zayat

Court of Appeal

“A gambling debt which was recoverable when it was incurred, could later become irrecoverable if the gaming club had extended credit to a member contrary to law; that unlawful provision of credit rendered the member’s liabilities on both a dishonoured cheque and the underlying loan illegal and unenforceable.”

The Times, 31st October 2007


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