Adverse Possession - Statutes

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Limitation Act 1980, s 4
It should NOT be assumed that a claimant’s occ of land is by implied permission of the landowner merely by virtue of fact that his occ is not inconsistent with latter’s present or future enjoyment
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Limitation Act 1980, Part 1, Sch 1
A right of action start to accrue from the date of the landowner’s dispossession or discontinuance from the land
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Limitation Act 1980, s 15
A landowner has 12yrs to bring a claim against a squatter for ad poss, after this time, the landowner is statute-barred from taking action against them
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LRA 1925, s 75
Landowner will be deemed to hold land on trust for C until C registers possessory title at Land Registry
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LRA 2002, Sch 6, para 1
After a period no less than 10 years ad possn, a squatter can apply to be regd as proprietor of land
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LRA 2002, Sch 6, para 6
Prevent ad poss claim by commencing legal proceedings to recover their land
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Limitation Act 1980, s 32
Prevent ad poss claim by proving fraud, concealment or mistake on C’s part
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Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, s 144
Creates offence of squatting in a residential building where the def ‘know or ought to know’ of his/her trespassing
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A right of action start to accrue from the date of the landowner’s dispossession or discontinuance from the land

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Limitation Act 1980, Part 1, Sch 1

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A landowner has 12yrs to bring a claim against a squatter for ad poss, after this time, the landowner is statute-barred from taking action against them

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Landowner will be deemed to hold land on trust for C until C registers possessory title at Land Registry

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Card 5

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After a period no less than 10 years ad possn, a squatter can apply to be regd as proprietor of land

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