Malayan Credit v Jack Chia-MPH [1986]

Facts

  • M & J occupied different parts of business premises, but had the property conveyed to themselves as joint tenants

Issue

  • Was the property held as joint tenants or on trust for themselves as tenants in common?

Decision

  • Tenants in common

Reasoning

  • Unequal outgoings showed that the property had been taken in unequal shares, rebutting the express wording of the conveyance
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