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Property, Trusts and Succession 3rd ed

ISBN13: 9781526500564
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781780432236
Published: August 2017
Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional
Country of Publication: Scotland
Format: Paperback
Price: £49.00

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This title provides full coverage of the property, trusts and succession parts of the LLB syllabus in Scotland in 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.

Key contents include:-

  • Personal and real rights, and types of property;
  • Ownership and how it is transferred;Land registration;
  • Possession;
  • Subordinate real rights, including servitudes, real burdens, leases and securities;
  • Proper and improper liferents;
  • Trusts: constitution, administration and termination;
  • Testate succession;
  • Intestate succession;
  • Execution of documents;
  • Human rights;
  • Appendix on the feudal system.
Whilst aimed primarily at undergraduates, this important title will also prove a useful source of reference to practitioners seeking an introduction to this area of law.

Scots Law
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. Land registration
7. Acquisition by involuntary transfer8 Original acquisition
9. Co-ownership
10. Sexual property law
11. Possession
12. Servitudes
13. Real burdens
14. Landownership
15. Tenements and developments
16. Rivers, lochs and the sea
17. Neighbour law
18. Public access rights
19. Leases
20. Rights in security
21. Liferen
t22 Trusts: what they are and how they are created
23. Trusts: their life in health and in sickness
24. Trusts: variation and termination
25. Succession: general issues
26. Legal rights
27. Testate succession
28. Intestate succession
29. Destinations
30. Execution of documents
31. Human rights