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(ix) Non-Est-Factum: Contract Law

Saunders v. Anglia Building Society [1970] 3 All ER 961


Can the appellant regain her property by using the defense of "non-est-factum"?


For the defense of "non-est-factum" to succeed, a person must show that the agreement that they signed was done without any negligence of their own and that the document was radically and essentially different in substance or kind from the one which they purported to sign.

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