Freehold Covenants and the Potential Flaws in the Law Commission's 2011 Reform Proposals

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Reports that the recommendations of the 2011 Law Commission Report "Easements, Covenants and Profits a Prendre"are soon to be considered by Parliament. Comments on the proposals to revoke the rule in Austerberry v Oldham Corp (CA) the positive freehold covenants cannot burden land, and treat easements, covenants and profits as part of a uniform system of proprietary interests.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)212-222
Number of pages11
JournalThe Conveyancer and Property Lawyer
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 27 Jun 2017


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