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What is a nominee? Considering the Court of Appeal's answer

10/09/2010 A recent Court of Appeal case has raised the question of the nature of a nominee under a contract and the rights enjoyed by a party described as...

Instruments of Encumbrance and Restrictive Covenants in Gross

04/09/2009 The High Court has delivered a judgment that questions the practical use of registered encumbrances to bind successors in title to what are...

Untenantable property: High Court's test has implications for Christchurch

13/01/2012 When is a property considered untenantable? The High Court considered the question in the context of termination under Clause 26.1 of the Auckland...

Nominees: case law distortions present problems in practice

01/07/2011 The implications of the Supreme Court's endorsement of <i>Laidlaw v Parsonage</i> are becoming clear to practitioners. Among other things...

Law Commission Review Raises Fundamental Land Transfer Issues

20/03/2009 The Law Commission has embarked on a fundamental review of the Land Transfer Act 1952. Among other things, the commission issues paper considers...

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