Williams v Hensman (1861)

Facts

  • Complex joint tenancy/severance question regarding trust, not relevant to ratio

Issue

  • What constitutes a ‘such other act’ in what is now the Law of Property Act 1925, s 36(2) to sever a joint tenancy?

Decision

  • Either an act on one’s ‘share’, a mutual agreement or a course of dealings, according to Vice Chancellor Page-Wood
RELATED CASE  Wright v Macadam [1949]

Posted in Land Law Revision Notes.

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