Adverse Possession: First Supplement to the Second Edition

Adverse Possession: First Supplement to the Second Edition cover


This first supplement brings the second edition, which published in 2011, fully up to date.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Definitions and overview
Chapter 2 Historical introduction and proposals for reform
Chapter 3 Interpretation, policy and human rights
Chapter 4 Title to land
Chapter 5 The significance of adverse possession, discontinuance and dispossession
Chapter 6 The requirement that possession must be 'adverse' and continuous
Chapter 7 The meaning of 'possession'
Chapter 8 The factual element of possession
Chapter 9 The mental element of possession - the intention to possess
Chapter 10 The extent of possession: when possession of part of the surface will be treated as possession of whole
Chapter 11 The extent of possession: mines and minerals
Chapter 12 Possession of specific types of land
Chapter 13 Whether specific uses of land constitute possession
Chapter 14 How long must time run for?
Chapter 15 What will stop time running?
Chapter 16 Extension of time by acknowledgement or payment
Chapter 20 Unregistered title
Chapter 21 Registered title - Part 1
Chapter 22 Registered title - Part 2
Chapter 23 Easements, profits and other rights
Chapter 24 Leases
Chapter 25 Encroachments
Chapter 29 Co-ownership
Chapter 33 Boundaries
Chapter 35 Licences and tenancies at will

Product details

Published 27 Jul 2017
Format Paperback
Edition 1st
Extent 112
ISBN 9781784512538
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 248 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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Stephen Jourdan KC

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Oliver Radley-Gardner KC

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