In Horace Parshall v Clara Hackney  EWCA Civ 240 the appellant (“X”) appealed against a decision that the respondent (“Y”) had acquired possessory title to a parcel of land which had formed part of his property (“the disputed land”).
In 1980 the disputed land was mistakenly included in the registered title of both parties’ properties. The situation was made worse in 2000 when the Land Registry accidently excluded the disputed land from X’s title during computerisation of its records.The appeal posed the following questions in relation to the gain and loss of title to registered land under the Limitation Act 1980 and the Land Registration Act 1925 as replaced by the Land Registration Act 2002.
In allowing the Appeal, the Court of Appeal held
Elizabeth Dwomoh / 1st May 2013
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