Unbundling interests in land

Galloway, Kate (2011) Unbundling interests in land. Curl: Property law, women and law, contemporary legal issues, 29 May 2011.

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[Extract] It used to be that 'a man's house is his castle' and indeed this aphorism is reflected in the common law doctrine of cuius est solum, eius est usque ad coelum et ad inferos or he who owns the soil is theirs up to heaven and down to hell. Increasingly however this doctrine has been narrowed as interests in land have become unbundled. I draw a distinction here between the recognition that one cannot literally own 'up to heaven' or 'down to hell' and what is considered to constitute 'land'.

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Curl: Property law, women and law, contemporary legal issues is the blog of Kathrine Galloway and is available at http://katgallow.blogspot.com.au/ (4 Sept 2012)

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Date Deposited: 04 Sep 2012 05:47
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