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Principles of Property Law
Last Updated Date:   3 June 2022


8 Credits,  Semester 1

Course Description:
This course will impart to students the basic principles of law and equity in the law of property, with particular reference to land. It will explore the meaning of ownership of land viz the doctrine of estates, past and present interests and co-ownership of land. The manner in which land can be dealt with both at law and in equity, eg., transfer, leases, mortgages, licences, easements and restrictive convenants will be considered. It will also examine issues with respect to registered titles to land as well as the system of caveats for the protection of unregistered interests in land.

Course Convenor: Prof Kelvin Low & As/P Tara Davenport

Co-teacher(s): Emeritus Prof Teo Keang Sood; A/P Benjamin Goh; Adjunct As/P Elaine Chew; Ms Hu Ying, Mr Yong Jun Wei, Daryl & Mr Walter Wan

Module Codes: LC2004

Contact Hours: Two 2 hr lectures and One 2-hr tutorial

Workload: 6 Hours

Mode of Assessment: Class Participation - 10%; Mid-Term Written Assiginment (hypothetical question) - 20% & Final Exam - 70%

Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: Year 1 Law Compulsory modules:
LC1003 Law of Contract; LC1004 Law of Torts; LC1001 Criminal Law; LC1016 Legal Analysis, Research & Communication; LC1015/LC1025 Singapore Law In Context; LC1002 Introduction to Legal Theory

Examination Date: Friday, 25 November 2022 (AM)

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