Peffer v Rigg and Another: ChD 17 Mar 1976

The court was asked as to the protection given by the 1925 Act to a purchaser, defined as one taking in good faith for valuable consideration.
Held: A purchaser ‘cannot in my judgment be in good faith if he has in fact notice of something which affects his title’.
Graham J
(1976) 242 EG 123, [1978] 3 All ER 745, [1977] 1 WLR 285, [1976] EWHC Ch 1
Land Registration Act 1925
England and Wales
Cited by:
Strongly criticisedChaudhary v Yavuz CA 22-Nov-2011
The court was asked ‘whether and if so how an easement arising informally and not protected by any entry at the Land Registry can be effective against a purchaser of the land over which the easement would be exercised.’ The parties respectively . .

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