Dealer made statement to private purchaser, based on reading of milometer, that car had done 20000 miles.
In fact had done 100000.
Was held to be contractual term.
Oscar Chess distinguished on basis seller in that case honestly believed on reasonable grounds that statement was true, whereas dealer in this case was in position to know, or at least find out, history of car.
About Legal Case Notes
Legal Case Notes is the leading database of case notes from the courts of England & Wales. Court judgments are generally lengthy and difficult to understand. Lawyers rely on case notes - summaries of the judgments - to save time. I have written over 600 high quality case notes, covering every aspect of English law. These are available on the site in clear, indexed form.