Conveyancing 2014

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Abstract

Conveyancing 2014, the sixteenth volume in the series, offers a full and authoritative account of conveyancing law and practice in Scotland during the year 2014.

As usual, the coverage includes:
• all reported cases
• all statutory developments much other material of interest to practitioners.

The authors analyse court decisions on topics as diverse as common areas in leasehold and ‘owned’ developments, special destinations and their evacuation, personal bonds and heritable securities, servitudes, the variation and discharge of title conditions, land registration, leases, judicial rectification, the community right to buy, statutory notices, conveyancing fraud, and professional negligence.
Particular attention is given to the use of real burdens in restraint of trade, and to ‘cautionary wives’ and the issue of sexually transmitted debt.

The legislation discussed includes the Housing (Scotland) Act 2014 and the Buildings (Recovery of Expenses) (Scotland) Act 2014, as well as the coming into force of amendments to the Requirements of Writing (Scotland) Act 1995 which allow electronic deeds.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherAvizandum
ISBN (Print)9781904968580
Publication statusPublished - 30 Apr 2015

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