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Moving on: criminal squatting and adverse possession

Moving on: criminal squatting and adverse possession

Pawlowski, Mark ORCID: 0000-0002-5473-5809 and Clarke, Sandra (2014) Moving on: criminal squatting and adverse possession. Solicitors Journal, 158 (21). pp. 18-21. ISSN 0038-1152

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The article discusses the relationship between the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012, s.144 offence of squatting in residential buildings and adverse possession, notably whether the offence precluded a successful claim for adverse possession. It considers relevant case law, culminating in the High Court decision in Best v Chief Land Registrar [2014] EWHC 1370 (Admin) (QBD).

Item Type: Article
Additional Information: [1] Feature article.
Uncontrolled Keywords: criminal law, real property, adverse possession, squatting, residential buildings, crime
Subjects: K Law > KD England and Wales
Faculty / School / Research Centre / Research Group: Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences > School of Law & Criminology (LAC)
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Last Modified: 14 Dec 2016 10:51

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