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Registered Land - From: 1980 To: 1984
This page lists 7 cases, and was prepared on 12 November 2014.
Williams & Glyn's Bank Ltd -v- Boland; HL 19-Jun-1980 -  AC 487;  2 All ER 408;  3 WLR 138;  UKHL 4
Spectrum Investment Co Ltd -v- Holmes; ChD 1981 -  1 All ER 6; (1980) 41 P & CR 133;  1 WLR 221
Lyus -v- Prowsa Developments Ltd; ChD 1982 -  1 WLR 1044;  2 All ER 953
Argyle Building Society -v- Hammond; CA 1984 - (1984) 49 P&CR 148
Russell -v- London Borough of Barnet  2 EGLR 44
The Land Registry general boundaries rule operates so that although the land registry plan is placed inside a road, the ad medium filae presumption still operates as regards ownership of the soil.
Allied London Investments Ltd -v- Hambro Life Assurance Ltd (No 2)  1 EGLR 16
Landlord and Tenant, Registered Land
The lessors sued the original lessees for rent due under the lease after the term had been assigned to another. The lessors had given a licence to assign and the licence contained a guarantee from a third party to the lessors that the assignee would pay the rent etc. Subsequently the lessors released the guarantee. The original lessees contended that the release of that guarantee released them from their covenant in the lease to pay the rent. The obligation was in the following form: "The tenant for itself and its assigns and to the intent that the obligations may continue throughout the term covenants with the landlord as set out in the third schedule hereto." Held: The court rejected that contention: "it is quite clear that the position is not as between the assignee and the original lessee that of principal debtor and surety." The fact of assignment mattered "not one jot or tittle."
Land Registration Act 1925 24(1)
Mascall -v- Mascall; CA 1984 -  50 P & CR 119
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