A landowner therefore has no claim to minerals

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Unformatted text preview: tratum (subsoil) Since the landowner derives ownership from the Crown, that ownership is subject to any conditions or reservations set out in the Crown grant. A landowner therefore has no claim to minerals reserved to the Crown in the Crown grant. Sometimes this reservation is general, and sometimes it will refer to specific minerals or to minerals below a certain distance from the surface. Airspace The owner of land can only lay claim to the airspace above their property as far as is necessary for the ordinary use and enjoyment of their land and the structure erected upon it. ✘ PROPERTY AND MORTGAGES RISK MANAGEMENT ALERT CHAPTER 33 Tenant’s fixtures business tip In order to avoid any disputes that might arise over whether or not certain items are fixtures or chattels, it is advisable to expressly state in the written agreement a list of those items that might cause confusion and are to be included or excluded from the sale. BUSINESS ORGANISATIONS AND THE LAW PART 6 856 Bernstein v Skyviews and General Ltd [1978] QB 479 Skyv...
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