It seems that where two or more persons contract with another person and the contract is induced by misrepresentation made by them or on their behalf, they are jointly and severally liable to repay to the representee1 any money declared to be repayable to him and to pay any indemnity granted to him by way of ancillary relief, in proceedings brought by him for the rescission of the contract
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