Real Property Law in Queensland

Anne Emily Wallace, Les A McCrimmon, Michael Weir

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Real Property Law in Queensland gives a clear and concise account of the fundamental principles of real property law as applied in Queensland today. The fifth edition has been revised and updated to deal with developments in real property case law and legislation since the last edition. The most significant changes covered in this edition include an analysis of the latest native title cases in Australia and the amendments to the Land Act 1994 and the Water Act 2000 relating to non-tidal rivers. This edition incorporates amendments made to the Land Title Act 1994, most notably providing for the abolition of the paper certificate of title and the change in nomenclature for settlement notices to priority notices. The High Court decisions in Cassegrain v Gerard Cassegrain & Co Pty Ltd (2015) CLR 425 [2015] HCA 2 and Boensch v Pascoe [2019] HCA 49 are incorporated in revised treatments of the fraud exception to indefeasibility involving fraud by an agent and a joint tenant and compensation for improper caveat, respectively. This edition also includes a review of Community Title including an analysis of the High Court decision in Ainsworth v Albrecht (2016) 261 CLR 167, [2016] HCA 40. The authors have updated the commentary on the Retail Shop Leases Act 1994 and have included a treatment of Airbnb and Shared Accommodation. Researchers, students and practitioners alike will find this highly regarded work an essential reference for issues relevant to real property law in Queensland.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationPyrmont, NSW
PublisherThomson Lawbook Co
Number of pages966
ISBN (Print)9780455242934
Publication statusPublished - 6 Apr 2020


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