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Law 203 - Land Law
(Half Unit in the 2nd Term)
This course builds upon the introductory property law issues in the compulsory pre-requisite course Law 202 and introduces students to the principles and substantive law relating to land. The course will examine the property legislation of 1925 (as amended) which reformed and codified land law and the way in which that legislation has been interpreted by the courts. The course considers the effect of the legislation upon the different types of legal estates, legal interests and equitable interests in land and the way in which they are created, protected and transferred. The systems of registration of land charges and registration of title to land are critically analysed and suggestions for their reform are considered.
This course is compulsory for Law Major students and must be taken in the 2nd year). It is essential to take this course in conjunction with 202 and 214.
Coursework 50%,Exam 50%
Essential background reading before the course commences:
Understanding Property Law; Murphy, Roberts and Flessas, 4th Ed, (2004).
Course Text book:
Elements of Land Law, Gray & Gray, 4th Ed (2005)
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