Doyle v White City Stadium Ltd: CA 1934
An infant boxer entered into a contract to fight for £3,000. The terms of the contract stated that the infant boxer will not be entitled to the prize money of £3,000 if he is disqualified for breaching the rules of the fight. The infant boxer breached the rules, and got disqualified, but sought to claim the prize money.
1. Whether or not the infant boxer can be denied the price money of £3,000
1. It was held that the infant boxer can be denied the price money of £3,000
The court stated that the rules of the fight were meant to protect the infant boxer and were thus for his benefit. The terms of the contract were thus considered binding on him.