Australian Lawyers for Human Rights (ALHR)
In order to harmonise Australian Property Title laws, it is necessary to agree upon a common set of rules delimiting the claims that may be made against a registered owner arising from adverse possession, encroachment by buildings, or improvement of land under a mistake.
The Australasian and overseas experience of various rules of adverse possession, mistaken improvement and building encroachment statutes is analysed to identify and evaluate the options and outline a recommended approach.
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