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Modern Studies in Property Law

Modern Studies in Property Law

Hardback Modern Studies in Property Law

Edited by Martin Dixon, Contributions by Matthew Harding, Contributions by Michael Bryan, Contributions by Simon Cooper, Contributions by Fiona Burns, Contributions by Judith Bray, Contributions by Jean Warburton, Contributions by Gerwyn Griffiths, Contributions by Roger Kerridge, Contributions by Peter Sparkes

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  • Publisher: Hart Publishing
  • Format: Hardback | 492 pages
  • Dimensions: 160mm x 234mm x 38mm | 898g
  • Publication date: 3 November 2009
  • Publication City/Country: Oxford
  • ISBN 10: 1841139602
  • ISBN 13: 9781841139609
  • Edition statement: New ed.
  • Illustrations note: black & white illustrations
  • Sales rank: 1,826,258

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This book is a collection of papers given at the seventh biennial conference held at the University of Cambridge in March 2008, and is the fifth in the series Modern Studies in Property Law. The Property Law conference has become well-known as a unique opportunity for property lawyers to meet and confer both formally and informally. This volume is a refereed and revised selection of the papers given there. It covers a broad range of topics of immediate importance, not only in domestic law but also on a worldwide scale.

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Martin Dixon is a Reader in the Department of Land Economy and a Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge.

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This volume, with its great breadth of work from academics around the world, is thought-provoking and, I have no doubt, will encourage others to engage in their own research in their favoured area. This volume stands as a testament to the outstanding scholarship of its contributors Michael Walsh Kings Law Journal Volume 21, Issue 2

Table of contents

Introduction I. A System of Land Law for the 21st Century 1. Responding to Fraud in Title Registration Systems: A Comparative Study Matthew Harding and Michael Bryan 2. The Versatility of State Indemnity Provisions Simon Cooper 3. Easements and Servitudes Created by Implied Grant, Implied Reservation or Prescription and Title-by-Registration Systems Fiona R Burns 4. Feudal Law: The Case for Reform Judith Bray II. Trusts and Equitable Remedies 5. Restrictions on Dispositions of Charity Property-Protection or Undue Burden? Jean Warburton 6. 'You Just Gotta Keep the Customer Satisfied': Where Stands the Beneficiary's Right to Information? Gerwyn Ll H Griffiths 7. Draftsmen and Suspicious Wills Roger Kerridge 8. Territorial Extremism in Awards of Specific Performance Professor Peter Sparkes III. Family Homes 9. Constructive Trusts and Constructing Intention Nick Piska 10. Bankrupt Husbands and the Application of the Doctrine of Exoneration in Australian Law: Moving into the 21st Century Justice Berna Collier 11. The Elderly, Their Homes and the Unconscionable Bargain Doctrine Lorna Fox O'Mahony and James Devenney IV. Different Conceptions of Property 12. Selling the Land: Should It Stop? A Case Study from the South Pacific Sue Farran 13. Ownership, Possession, Title and Transfer: Human Remains in Museum Collections Charlotte Woodhead 14. Protection of Cultural Property in Times of Armed Conflict: UK Ratification of the Hague Convention 1954 Sarah Williams and Jamie Glister 15. The Extension of Land Registration Principles to New Property Rights in Environmental Goods Pamela O'Connor V. The Nature of Property Rights 16. The Role of Expectation in the Determination of Proprietary Estoppel Remedies John Mee 17. Leases: Property, Contract or More? Jill Morgan 18. The Property Rights of Tribes Dr PG McHugh