On the brink of land obligations again

Sutton, Teresa (2013) On the brink of land obligations again. The Conveyancer and Property Lawyer, 28 (1). pp. 17-29. ISSN 0010-8200

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Abstract

Reviews proposals in the Law Commission's June 2011 report entitled "Making Land Work: Easements, Covenants and Profits a Prendre" to introduce a positive land obligation in the form of a legal proprietary interest, and to extend the role of the Lands Chamber of the Upper Tribunal to prevent land from being overburdened by such obligations. Examines the Lands Chamber's role in discharging and modifying restrictive covenants between 2000 and 2011, and suggests why the practical operation and detail of its revised powers will determine whether the land obligation will succeed.

Item Type: Article
Keywords: Discharge; Easements; Jurisdiction; Lands Chamber; Modification; Positive covenants; Profits a prendre; Proprietary interests; Proprietary rights; Restrictive covenants
Schools and Departments: School of Law, Politics and Sociology > Law
Subjects: K Law > KD Law of the United Kingdom and Ireland > KD0051 England and Wales
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Depositing User: Teresa Sutton
Date Deposited: 13 Mar 2013 15:15
Last Modified: 28 Jun 2013 14:01
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/25133
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