Pawlowski, Mark (2007) Forfeiture relief. New Law Journal, 157 (7262). 318 - 320. ISSN 0306-6479Full text not available from this repository.
Looks at the common law forfeiture rule, preventing a person who has unlawfully killed another from profiting from the death, and the granting of relief under the Forfeiture Act 1982. Reviews case law on the forfeiture rule, its modification under s.2 in the interests of justice and the provision under s.3 that the rule does not preclude an application under the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975. Reviews the Chancery Division ruling in Land v Land (Deceased), highlighting the ability for a claimant to choose whether to seek relief from forfeiture under s.2 of the 1982 Act or pursue a claim for reasonable financial provision from a deceased's estate under s.2 of the 1975 Act.
|Uncontrolled Keywords:||family provision, forfeiture, homicide, relief,|
|Subjects:||K Law > KD England and Wales|
|School / Department / Research Groups:||School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Law & Criminology Research Group|
School of Humanities & Social Sciences
School of Humanities & Social Sciences > Department of Law & Criminology
|Last Modified:||31 Mar 2011 18:20|
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