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Principles of Property Law
Last Updated Date:   October 2020

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 covenants 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

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Module Codes: LCJ5014

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

Workload: 6 hours

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Preclusions: Nil

Prerequisites: Year 1 Law Compulsory modules: LCJ5003 Law of Contract; LCJ5004 Law of Torts; LCJ5001 Criminal Law; LCJ5016 Legal Analysis, Research & Communication; LCJ5025 Singapore Law In Context; LCJ5002 Introduction to Legal Theory

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