Wilkie v london passenger transport board, Facts, Importance

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Firstly it was held that the exclusion clause is valid . But to this the claimant argued that.

The pass constituted a contract of conveyance and the condition there was rendered void by s.97 of the Road Traffic Act 1930.

To this the court said that there was no contract made and an exclusion clause is not valid.

Important Point of Wilkie v London Passenger Transport Board

  • The exclusion clause must be incorporated before the contract is made.
  • The contract on a platform is made when the bus conductor makes the offer, when he issues the ticket, and this offer is accepted by paying the fare and retaining the ticket.
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