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(p. 323) 7. Beneficial ownership 

(p. 323) 7. Beneficial ownership
(p. 323) 7. Beneficial ownership

Kevin Gray

and Susan Francis Gray

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date: 25 February 2020

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 chapter, which explores the nature and operation of beneficial ownership under various kinds of trust device relating to land, describes the respective roles of trustees and beneficiaries under a trust of land, and how a disposition by trustees can overreach (or clear off) the beneficial interests that exist behind the trust. It focuses on the following: the constitution and classification of beneficial interests in land; express trusts; resulting trusts; constructive trusts; co-ownership; trusts of land; and successive interests.

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