Burrows v Jemino: 1726

References: (1726) 2 Stra 733
Coram: Lord King
Ratio: A debt or liability arising in any country may be discharged by the laws of that country, and that such a discharge, if it extinguishes the debt or liability, and does not merely interfere with the remedies or course of procedure to enforce it, will be an effectual answer to the claim, not only in the courts of that country, but in every other country.
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Ellis v M’Henry CCP ((1871) LR 6 CP 228)
    A debt or liability arising in any country may be discharged by the laws of that country, and such a discharge, if it extinguishes the debt or liability, and does not merely interfere with the remedies or course of procedure to enforce it, will be . .

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Last Update: 15 June 2020
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