Australian Property Law: Cases, Materials and Analysis, 6th edition

Clear and authoritative analysis of Australian property and land law

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ISBN/ISSN: 9780409357363
Release Date: October 16, 2023
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This important book introduces the conceptual framework of interests in real and personal property. Carefully selected case and legislation extracts from across Australian jurisdictions are discussed in detail, and relevant principles highlighted. The commentary evaluates the area of law, status and effect of key decisions, and subsequent judicial and legislative developments. References to further secondary materials are provided. Each chapter contains review questions and answer guides, outlining how to approach questions and apply relevant case law and legislation. The sixth edition has been fully revised to incorporate recent developments in case law and legislation, including:

Bosanac v Commissioner of Taxation (HCA, 2022): resulting trust and presumption of advancement
Price v Spoor (HCA, 2021): adverse possession
SPIC Pacific Hydro Pty Ltd v Chief Commissioner of Taxation (2021, SCNSW); Valuer General v AWF Prop Co 2 Pty Ltd (2021, VSCA): wind turbines as fixtures
Canary Wharf (BP4) T1 Ltd v European Medicines Agency (2019, EWHC): frustration of a lease
Sidoti v Hardy (2021, NSWCA): wrong description of registered land
Huang v 18 Woodville Holding Pty Ltd (2023, NSWCA): tenancy at will; RPA 1900 (NSW) s 42(1)(d)
Aussie Skips Recycling Pty Ltd v Strathfield Municipal Council (2020, NSWCA): easements
Carey-Evans & Quist as Executors Estate of Carey-Evans v Wenhao Wu (2022, NSWLEC): easements
• updated commentary on:
      o electronic execution of deeds
      o electronic conveyancing and the National Electronic Conveyancing Law
      o priority notices, electronic registration and electronic certificates of title in Qld, NSW and SA
      o registration of profits à prendre under the Torrens system
      o limits on compensation for deprivation of an interest from registration under the Torrens system: RPA 1900 (NSW) s 129(2(a)–(p)


• Clear explanatory writing style
• Case centred approach
• Plentiful examples of difficult issues
• Review questions throughout to consolidate learning

Related Titles

• Cameron-Dow & Cantatore, LexisNexis Questions and Answers: Property Law, 4th ed, 2020
• Edgeworth, Quick Reference Card: Property Law, 3rd ed, 2020
• Jackman & Werren, LexisNexis Study Guide: Property Law, 2nd ed, 2015
• Viglianti-Northway, Understanding Real Property Law, 2015
• Webb & Stephenson, Focus: Land Law, 5th ed, 2020


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Table of contents

  • 1. Concepts of Property

  • 2. Possession, Title and Personal Property

  • 3. Fixtures, Encroachment and Boundaries

  • 4. Adverse Possession

  • 5. The Doctrine of Tenure and Estates

  • 6. Restraints on Alienation and the Rule against Perpetuities

  • 7. Leases

  • 8. Native Title

  • 9. Equitable Interests

  • 10. Priority Rules

  • 11. The Torrens System

  • 12. Electronic Conveyancing

  • 13. Unregistered Interests

  • 14. Easements

  • 15. Restrictive Covenants

  • 16. Mortgages

  • 17. Co-ownership