National Provincial Bank v Ainsworth [1965]

Facts

  • A husband deserted his wife, conveying his estate to his company
  • The house was subject to a charge in favour of the claimant bank, which the husband defaulted on
  • The wife had no equitable interest in the house

Issue

  • Could the bank obtain an order for possession?

Decision

  • Yes

Reasoning

  • The wife did not have a qualifying buy xanax dublin interest in the estate, within the meaning of ‘interest’ as defined in Schedule 3 paragraph 2 of the Land Registration Act 2002
  • Qualifying interests must be proprietary in nature; the wife’s right was merely personal (not universally enforceable)
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