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Sayles: Land Law Concentrate 5e

Diagnostic test - where do I need to concentrate?


Answer the following questions and then press 'Submit' to get your score.

Question 1

Chapter 1. Which key authority laid down the tests for determining whether an object annexed to the land is a fixture or a chattel?

Question 2

Chapter 1. Which one of the following was NOT a form of free tenure?

Question 3

Chapter 2. Which one of the following interests can be legal or equitable in status depending upon how it has been created?

Question 4

Chapter 2. Which statutory authority lists those interests that have legal capacity?

Question 5

Chapter 3. A disposal of a registered freehold / leasehold estate must itself be registered to convey legal title in accordance with which statutory provision?

Question 6

Chapter 3. What type of interest is an overriding interest under Sch 3 para 1?

Question 7

Chapter 4. The enforcement against a purchaser of unregistered land of an equitable easement created after 1925 is governed by which one of the following?

Question 8

Chapter 4. According to which statutory section will interests that have been appropriately registered as a land charge bind anyone coming to the land over which they exist?

Question 9

Chapter 5. What does s52(1) LPA 1925 stipulate?

Question 10

Chapter 5. The requirements for a valid deed are stated in which statutory provision?

Question 11

Chapter 6. Which of the following are essential characteristics of a lease?

Question 12

Chapter 6. In which key case was a lease found to exist despite the grantor having no proprietary estate out of which to grant the lease?

Question 13

Chapter 7. Leasehold covenants are binding between the original covenantor and covenantee upon what basis?

Question 14

Chapter 7. In respect of a lease created before 1 January 1996, which one of the following is NOT a requirement under Spencers' Case (1583) for the burden of a covenant to pass to an assignee?

Question 15

Chapter 8. Which key authority highlights the requirements necessary to establish adverse possession?

Question 16

Chapter 8. In which key case was consideration given as to whether the law of adverse possession is compatible with Art 1, Protocol 1 of the ECHR?

Question 17

Chapter 9. Under which statutory provision may a purchaser of unregistered land take free from any beneficial interests under a trust, even where trustees have exceeded their powers to sell?

Question 18

Chapter 9. Under a trust of land, a dispute between co-owners as to whether the trust property should be sold or not is dealt with under which statutory section?

Question 19

Chapter 10. Property is expressly conveyed to D, E, F, G and H as beneficial joint tenants. D contributed 60% towards the purchase price with E, F, G and H contributing the remaining 40% equally between them. What will be the position in law and in equity?

Question 20

Chapter 10. Which case demonstrates that mutual agreement may be effective severance without being contained in a specifically enforceable contract?

Question 21

Chapter 11. In which case did Denning LJ view an opinion that contractual licences are binding upon third parties and thus have gained proprietary status?

Question 22

Chapter 11. Which one of the following most accurately describes the current view of a contractual licence?

Question 23

Chapter 12. What is meant be the phrase 'the right must lie in grant'?

Question 24

Chapter 12. Which one of the following statements is FALSE?

Question 25

Chapter 13. Which one of the following statements is TRUE in respect of the requirement of notice under Tulk v Moxhay (1848)?

Question 26

Chapter 13. Which one of the following is the authority which first established statutory annexation for the passing of the benefit in equity?

Question 27

Chapter 14. Which one of the following statements is TRUE where the mortgage in question is legal?

Question 28

Chapter 14. Which one of the following is a leading authority on the law of undue influence?