10. Circumstances in which relief might have been granted.

10.     Circumstances in which relief might have been granted.

For the purposes of the strict common law rule, there was no mistake of general law where there was ignorance of a private right, even though the private right was the result of a matter of law1, or depended on rules of law applied to the construction of legal documents2. Nor was there any mistake of general law where there was ignorance of a right which depended on questions of mixed law and fact, and a statement of fact which involved a conclusion of law is still a