The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Developing the ultimate cadastre: Using indefeasibility to guarantee geodetic defined land boundaries” – Lynden Griggs; “Towards women’s equal right to property: Recent judicial developments in India” – Archana Mishra; “Succession and inheritance law in Nigeria: Resolving the discriminatory proprietary rights of widows and children” – T Kehinde Adekunle; New Zealand: “Developments in easements – or easements in development?” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Leases, interests of specific legatees, indefeasibility and collective sales” – Kelvin Low; South Australia: “Is native title a defence to a mortgagee’s right to possession?” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Legislation and case law developments: Strata title; residential parks; rent review provisions and uncertainty” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “A cadastral system approach to environmental protection: A focus on Australia” – Melkamu B Moges; and “Old meets new: The rule in Shropshire’s case and the Torrens system” – Glen Anderson. Also included in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Equitable jurisdiction of body corporate adjudicators” – Michael Kleinschmid; Consumer Issues: ” My home is my castle: Does this principle yield when I block your view or shade the sun’s rays from you?” – Lynden Griggs; Singapore: “Recent developments around leases: Non-derogation and quiet enjoyment; Evidence Act and tenancy by estoppel; remedy of distress” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “The South African land registration system: A case involving fraud” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Modifying easements: Living in the past” – Stephen Lumb; South Australia: “Vendors’ statements, the right to cool off and remedies: Le Cornu and Kurda v Place on Brougham Pty Ltd” – Paul Babie; and Western Australia: “Recent developments: Selling off the plan (a warning for developers); Retirement Villages Act amendments; adverse possession” – Eileen Webb and Pnina Levine.
By Susan Bright The following extracted paragraphs are from the Comment section published in the May 2012 issue of the Property Law Review.* CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES In most developed countries, the built environment is a significant contributor to carbon emissions. The commercial sector (non-residential, but including retail and industrial), accounts for something in the region of ...more