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Land Law Textbook 2nd ed


ISBN13: 9780199284436
ISBN: 0199284431
Previous Edition ISBN: 0199273456
Published: April 2006
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: Out of print



Land Law Textbook is a comprehensive and clear explanation of the principles of land law. It is written in a practical and accessible style designed to excite the reader's interest. It has been fully revised and updated since the first edition to include all recent developments, and key cases are now considered in the book in further depth.

The new edition also examines the impact of Crest Nicholson on the Law of Restrictive Covenants and contains a new section in which the impact of Undue Influence on Mortgages is considered. The text is supported by learning objectives, new chapter summaries, self-assessment questions and research activities designed to support and reinforce the student's learning experience.

  • Selected key case material integrated into text
  • Chapter summaries have been added to each chapter to aid revision and understanding
  • Glossary to assist in understanding terminology specific to the area of land law
  • Further reading lists to encourage and assist in further research
  • Walk-through Preface to ensure book and companion web site are used to their full potential
  • New section considering the impact of Undue Influence on Mortgages to ensure the book maps even more closely onto land law courses
  • Examines the impact of Crest Nicholson on the Law of Restrictive Covenants
  • Online Resource Centre will now also include twice yearly updates to the text, allowing students to keep up to date with developments in the law

Subjects:
Property Law
Contents:
PART I UNDERLYING PRINCIPLES
1. Introduction to the Types of Property Rights in Land
2. Some Basic Concepts of Property Law
3. Tenures (including Commonhold)
4. Estates
5. Legal and Equitable Rights in Land
PART II UNREGISTERD LAND
6. Differences in Validity between Legal Property Rights and Equitable Property Rights
7. The Impact of the 1925 Legislation
8. Status of Equitable Interests after 1925
PART III REGISTRATION OF TITLE
9. Registration of Title - The Basic Principles
10. Overriding Interests and Minor Interests
PART IV TRUSTS OF LAND
11. Old-Style Trusts of Land
12. New-Style Trusts of Land Defined
13. The Powers of New-Style Trustees of Land
PART V CO-OWNERSHIP
14. Co-ownership of Land - The Basic Concepts
15. Severance of Joint Tenancies
16. Co-ownership - The Problems when Co-owners Fall Out
PART VI LEASES
17. Leases - The Basic Requirements
18. Obligations in Leases
19. The Running of Covenants in a Lease
20. Termination of Leases
PART VII LOSS OF OWNERSHIP
21. Adverse Possession and the Limitation Acts
22. Rectification of the Register of Title
PART VIII EASEMENTS
23. The Essential Characteristics of Easements
24. Express and Implied Grant of Easements
25. Prescription for Easements (and Profits)
PART IX RESTRICTIVE COVENANTS
26. Restrictive Covenants - The Basic Principles
27. The Passing of the Benefit of Restrictive Covenants
28. Escaping from Restrictive Covenants
PART X MORTGAGES
29. The Creation of Mortgages
30. The Remedies of Mortgagees
31. Special Legal Rules Governing Mortgages
32. Priority of Mortgages of Unregistered Titles
33. Mortgages of Registered Land