Property, Trusts and Succession

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Property, Trusts and Succession

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Property, Trusts and Succession provides full coverage of the property, trusts and succession parts of the LLB syllabus in Scottish universities within one convenient volume. The relevant rules of statute and common law are surveyed and frequent examples used, making this a highly practical and accessible text.

The fully revised Fifth Edition includes:

- Coverage of the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Act 2023 and its implications for the laws of assignation and rights in security
- Consideration of the Trusts and Succession (Scotland) Act 2024, the most significant trusts legislation for over a century
- A new chapter on public law and landownership which covers issues such as planning, licensing and environmental law restrictions

While aimed primarily at undergraduates, this important title is also a useful source of reference to practitioners seeking an introduction to this area of the law.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. Real rights
3. Ownership
4. Acquisition by voluntary transfer: the general principles
5. Acquisition by voluntary transfer: the rules for the various types of property
6. Prescription
7. Land registration
8. Acquisition by involuntary transfer
9. Original acquisition
10. Co-ownership
11. Relationship property law
12. Possession
13. Servitudes
14. Real burdens
15. Landownership
16. Tenements and developments
17. Rivers, lochs and the sea
18. Neighbour law
19. Public law and landownership
20. Public access rights
21. Leases
22. Rights in security
23. Liferent
24. Trusts: what they are and how they are created
25. Trusts: their life in health and in sickness
26. Trusts: variation and termination
27. Succession: general issues
28. Legal rights
29. Testate succession
30. Intestate succession
31. Destinations
32. Execution of documents
33. Human rights
Appendix on the feudal system

Product details

Published 29 Aug 2024
Format Paperback
Edition 5th
Extent 656
ISBN 9781526527448
Imprint Bloomsbury Professional
Dimensions 234 x 156 mm
Publisher Bloomsbury Publishing

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