Focus— Land Law provides a concise yet comprehensive introduction to the principles of land law in Australia. The book is designed to develop greater understanding of land law by identifying and explaining the key areas of study using a straightforward, structured approach and written in plain English.
The authors have attempted to refer to cases and legislation in all states and territories.
The book also covers concepts, successive interests, concurrent interests, leases and license, the Torrens system and encumbrances under the Torrens system.
Sample problems and guided answers in each chapter are designed to test knowledge by reference to hypothetical scenarios calling for legal analysis.
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Table of contents
Part 1 – Concepts
- Land and Tenure
- Possessory Title and Adverse Possession
- Native Title
- Acquisition and Transfer of Proprietary Interests in Land
Part 2 – Successive Interests
- Future Interests
Part 3 – Concurrent Interests
- Legal and Equitable Interests
- Co-ownership 1
- Co-ownership 2
Part 4 –The Torrens System
- The Torrens System and Indefeasibility
- Exceptions to Indefeasibility
- Priorities and Caveats
Part 5 – Leases and Licences
- Leases 1: The Nature of Leases, Terminology and Essential Characteristics
- Leases 2: Covenants in Leases
- Leases 3: Determination of Leases
- Easements, Profits and Rentcharges
- Mortgages 1: General Principles and the Rights of the Mortgagor
- Mortgages 2: the Rights of the Mortgagee
- Restrictive Covenants