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LAW6024   Law of Property   (0 credits)

 
Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   Only available to students on LAWT117

Description

This module introduces the student to the general concepts of the law of property and develops these with particular reference to land law. The unit examines the nature of property rights, their creation and transfer, the distinction between legal estates and legal and equitable interests, the creation and protection of the rights of third parties, both of a commercial nature (including easements and restrictive covenants) and of a family nature (such as rights arising under a trust). The module considers both unregistered and registered systems of titles to land, and co-ownership of land. Leases, commonhold, and mortgages are also analysed.

 

Reading List


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 181.0
Seminar 16.0
 

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 3.0 100 % S2