The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Asset Protection and NSW Stamp Duty: A Symbiosis” – Rebecca Barbou; “Overriding Statutes and Torrens – Developing a Response to Torrens’s ‘Greatest Legal Enemy'” – Lynden Griggs; “Improving Housing Security through Tenancy Law Reform: Alternatives to Long Fixed Term Agreements” – Chris Martin; “Public Nuisance Claims in Climate Change Litigation: How Useful Are They?” – Jana Norman; “Sharing Property: Multi-owned Property Workshop – Sarah Blandy, Clare Mouat and Cathy Sherry; Queensland: “The Human Body and Private Property: Sperm Harvesting” – Sharon Christensen; New Zealand: “The Land Transfer Act 2017 – Part 1” – Thomas Gibbons; and United States: “Joint Bank Account Held by Husband and Wife – Presumption of Tenancy by the Entirety – Severance on Withdrawal by One” – John Orth. This issue also includes the following section: Editorial; and Book Reviews.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Completing the painting: Legislative innovation and the ‘Australianness’ of Australian real property law” – Paul Babie; “Blockchains, trust and land administration: The return of historical provenance” – Lynden Griggs, Rod Thomas, Rouhshi Low and James Scheibner; “Verification of identity: As simple as it seems?” – Brett Harding; “Compulsory acquisition without compensation and the Nigerian Land Use Act” – Akintunde Otubu; New Zealand: “Unit titles and bodies corporate: Simple questions and difficult answers” – Thomas Gibbons; Queensland: “Enforcing obligations in development conditions against successors in title: Heaven’s door remains closed” – Sharon Christensen; South Australia: “A never-ending story: Torrens title in South Australia and the 2015-2016 Amendments to the Real Property Act 1886 (SA)” – Paul Babie; and Book Review.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following content: “Licensee versus trespasser: Hill v Tupper resuscitated” – Oscar S Han; “Regulation and private property: The cautionary tale of Ukraine” – Paul Babie; Consumer Issues: “It’s a new day, it’s a new dawn, it’s a new life … : PEXA, electronic conveyancing, and consumers” – Lynden Griggs; Strata and Community Title: “Tragedy of the anticommons?” – Michael Kleinschmidt; New Zealand: “Are resource consents property? – Ongoing issues” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Resulting trusts, common intention constructive trusts, proprietary estoppel and equitable accounting” – Kelvin Low; Queensland: “Sharing your home in Queensland: Host, landlord or innkeeper?” – Sharon Christensen and WD Duncan; South Australia: “The meaning of ‘residential tenancy agreement’ in South Australia: Schaffer v Usca” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Boarders and lodgers; real estate agents code of conduct; priority between unregistered interests; the Oswal saga” – Eileen Webb.
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 content: “Contracts and conduct: Using tenancy law to govern crime and disorder in public housing in New South Wales” – Chris Martin; “Where property meets unjust enrichment: Subrogation to extinguished security interests” – Hin Ting Liu; Consumer Issues: “The changing face of conveyancing responsibility” – Lynden Griggs, Rouhshi Low and Rod Thomas; New Zealand: “Land covenants: Challenges and opportunities” – Thomas Gibbons; South Africa: “The South African doctrine of notice: A comparative law perspective” – PJ Badenhorst; Queensland: “Identifying statutory encumbrances for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen; South Australia: “Inference of an express trust on grounds of commercial necessity: Clarification by High Court” – Paul Babie; Western Australia: “Recent developments: Relief against lease forfeiture; priority of interests and electronic signatures” – Eileen Webb.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “To the Register and beyond? Restrictive covenants after Westfield Management Ltd v Perpetual Trustee Company Ltd” – Corey Byrne; “Joint tenancy, fraud, agency and volunteers under the Torrens system: Cassegrain v Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Ltd” – Rosalind Acland; and “New real rights to land in South Africa: A twofold test” – PJ Badenhorst; and the following sections: New Zealand: “Developments in residential tenancies” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Recent developments: Sale of land, trusts and proprietary estoppel, conversion” – Kelvin Low; New South Wales: “Forgery, mortgages and indefeasibility: Perpetual Trustees Victoria Ltd v Cox  NSWCA 328” – Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke; Victoria: “Indefeasibility and the forged “all-moneys” mortgage” – Brett Harding; and Queensland: “Property law reforms in Queensland: Is the regulatory burden on land transactions reduced?” – Sharon Christensen.
The latest Part of the Property Law Review includes the following articles: “The Court of Claims and the resolution of informal land claims in New South Wales 1833-1835” – Shaunnagh Dorsett; and “The durability of title: An appraisal of recent developments in Australian real property law” – Paul Babie. Also in this Part are the following sections: Strata and Community Title: “Body corporate legal practice: Potential pitfalls for lawyers” – Michael Kleinschmidt; Consumer Issues: “The consumer and virtual or digital property: Is this an oxymoron?” – Lynden Griggs; New Zealand: “Developments in unit titles” – Thomas Gibbons; Singapore: “Legislation and case law developments: Damages, easements, caveats, trusts and proprietary estoppel” – Kelvin Low; South Africa: “Expropriation of “old order” mineral rights in South Africa: The Constitutional Court has its say (twice)” – Pieter Badenhorst; New South Wales: “The problem of successive vexatious caveats revisited” – Jennifer Stuckey-Clarke; and Queensland: “Balancing information disclosure and “red tape”: Queensland’s proposal for seller disclosure” – Sharon Christensen.
Thomson Reuters is pleased to announce the appointment of Thomas Gibbons as New Zealand Section Editor for Property Law Review. As part of an ongoing enhancement project, we are commissioning a range of new sections to bring subscribers property law insights from academics and practitioners around Australia and internationally. Thomas Gibbons is a Director of McCaw Lewis ...more
The latest Part of the Building and Construction Law Journal includes two interesting articles. The first article is by Jennifer McVeigh and Kimie Tsukakoshi who look at the potential complications involved in the inclusion of termination for convenience clauses in construction contracts. The second article is by Richard Manly SC and looks at the use of formulae to calculate liquidated damages or stipulated sums in contracts. There is also a Report on Austman Pty Ltd v Mount Gibson Mining Ltd and a review of The Leaky Buildings Crisis: Understanding the Issues by Steve Alexander. Not to be missed!