Titles in the Core Text series take the reader straight to the heart of the subject, providing focused, concise, and reliable guides for students at all levels. This text incorporates a unique approach to land law which helps students understand how rules work in isolation as well as how they interlink. This approach provides the tools to accomplish high-level analysis quickly. Significant cases are emphasized here and are used to illustrate rules. Topics covered include: an introduction to what land law is, human rights, personal and property rights, and registered title. Chapters also look at the acquisition of equitable interests, trusts of land, leases, mortgages, security interest in land, easements, freehold covenants, and the defences question. Finally, the text ends with an overview of concepts and contexts.
Keywords:land law, human rights, personal rights, property rights, equitable interests, leases, easements, defences question, mortgages, freehold covenants
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- Front Matter
- 1. What is Land Law?
- 2. Human Rights
- 3. Personal Rights and Property Rights
- 4. Registered Title and the Acquisition of Legal Estates
- 5. The Acquisition of Equitable Interests
- 6. Trusts of Land
- 7. Leases
- 8. Mortgages and Security Interests in Land
- 9. Easements
- 10. Freehold Covenants
- 11. The Defences Question
- 12. Concepts and Contexts
- End Matter