E&E Unit 7: Ad hoc extensions - Improvements & attachments - Categories of persons - Work done and services rendered
1. IMPROVEMENTS OR ATTACHMENTS • This applies when a person spends money, labour and or materials to improve a third party’s property. • Where movable things belonging to one person, have been attached to the movable or immovable property of another person . If the property to which they have been attached is immovable then they become part of that immovable property and the owner of the immovable property becomes the owner of the whole property. If the property to which they have been attached is movable , then the owner of one of the movable things becomes owner of the whole movable, according to the law of property. [inaedificatio and accessio] Actions of a non-owners (third parties) may lead to the enrichment of the property owner and the impoverishment of the improver. [SEE: Couws v Jester Pools and Buzzard Electrical - Unit 1]
2. CATEGORY OF PERSONS
2.1 Bona fide possessor - (a) remedies
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- mala fide, bona fide possessor