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Trespass To Goods Detinue Notes

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This is an extract of our Trespass To Goods Detinue document, which we sell as part of our Intentional Torts Notes collection written by the top tier of Griffith University students.

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TRESPASS
TO GOODS:
DETINUE



















64 | INTENTIONAL TORTS DETINUE
* * * Detinue is the wrongful detention of goods after there has been a
demand for the goods and a refusal to comply
The essence of detinue is:
o demand and refusal
An unreasonable refusal to return the pl's goods by a person in
possession also amounts to conversion


Considerations/Elements
o Does the P have title to sue?
o Has the P made a demand for the return of the
goods?
o Has the D refused to return the goods?





























INTENTIONAL TORTS | 65

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