Misleading v Misrepresentation Q8


Differentiate “misleading” from “misrepresentation”. 5 marks.

As an agent, you brought prospect Nurul and her husband Ismail to view a furnished house for rent. Both husband and wife were happy with the viewing and placed a booking deposit to secure the unit for rent. Later on, upon vacant possession, Nurul complained that the furnished house did not come with bedsheet covers and mattress protectors. She demanded a full refund of the deposit indicating that there was an element of misrepresentation in the rental of the unit.

Provide your opinion on this case above. 15 marks.

(M2022-1 Q8, 20 marks)

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