Tenure-estates - BOUNDARIES Spatial Nature of Boundaries...

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BOUNDARIES Spatial Nature of Boundaries (requires spatial elements to define) Tangible (general) vs Abstract (rectilinear) Boundaries Artificial vs Natural Boundaries Role of Surveyor in Boundary disputes “Surveyors create evidence and describe the evidence created in their own words (plans); then they recover evidence so as to have juries interpret it.” (p.11) Quasi-judicial powers of land surveyors (not in the US) “What boundaries are is a question of law; and where boundaries are is a question of fact.” (p.17)
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RIGHTS – INTEREST - TITLE TITLE: ....the means by which one acquires an estate …the ‘ bundle of rights’ to a piece of land Source: conquest - royal grant - state grant - US patent RIGHTS: …attributes which an individual or group may hold by being a landowner INTEREST: .. A secondary ‘right’ not part of title (e.g. lien, easement) [See Pages 13-14 of text]
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LAND TENURE The system which controls the allocation, use and disposal of land rights (may not be written system) ‘Bundle of rights’ paradigm: Private Public [See Pages 14 of text]
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