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Principles of Property Law, Seventh Edition
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Principles of Property Law, Seventh Edition is the leading text on property law in Canada.

Designed to provide an introduction to the fundamentals of the law of property in Canada, this publication reflects the diverse and changing face of property law.

This book lays the foundation for property-related areas, including real estate conveyancing and land registration, landlord and tenant law, estate planning and succession, trusts, equity and restitution, Aboriginal rights, bailments, and mortgage remedies.

New in this edition

  • All 12 chapters updated to reflect legislative, jurisprudential, and policy developments since the last edition
  • Primary and secondary materials spanning a broad range of common law jurisdictions
  • Expanded commentary on:
    • The argument in favour of private property involving human flourishing on a societal level
    • Accretion in the context of lateral boundaries
    • The rules of recognition of Aboriginal lands
    • Conventional forms of constructive trusts
    • Public policy and state-imposed restraints on the right to alienate
    • The limits placed on tenants regarding assignments and subleases
    • The proprietary status of licences
    • The running of burdens in equity
    • Covenants over personalty
    • Indefeasibility and its qualifications
About the Author

Bruce H. Ziff is a professor of law at the University of Alberta, where he teaches and writes mainly in the area of property law. Professor Ziff has been a Visiting Professor at Osgoode Hall Law School and at the University of Wollongong, NSW, Australia. He has served as Special Counsel for the Alberta Law Reform Institute, and as a legal advisor on land titles reform in Ukraine. He is the author of Principles of Property Law, Seventh Edition and a co-editor of A Property Law Reader: Cases, Questions and Commentary, Fourth Edition.

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