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Co-Operative Group (CWS) Ltd v Stansell Ltd [2005] EWHC 1601




[2005] NPC 101; [2006] BCLC 401; LTL 9/8/2005 2005-07-22

Summary:

The Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 s.51(1) did not enable a society, by the passing of appropriate resolutions and upon obtaining registration of a special resolution, to effect a transfer to another society of its engagements, including the right to sue a contractor for breach of a building contract, without obtaining the contractor's consent to the transfer in accordance with the terms of the building contract.