Has the squatter been given the land at the Land Registry?
Do not know
Ok, in short if they do not have title at the Land Registry then they have no rights to the land whatsoever
It used to be someone could just claim land after 12 years.
But the system changed.
You now have to exclude all others on the land for 10 years and notify the Land Registry of your intention to seek possession.
They will then write to the owner and ask them if they object. If the owner objects the claim fails.
If the owner does not object to does not respond then the title is transferred.
But unless they have title at the Land Registry they have no rights to the land whatsoever
Can I clarify anything for you about this today please?
Therefore unless you have formally registered any land at the Land Registry you have no rights.
Even if you attempt or register now and the owner objects, your claim fails.
Therefore on that basis you can't claim rights even though you have been using it
What you may have a right of way
That is to pass over the land.
You get this by 20 years use to get a prescriptive right of way
This right becomes absolute after 40 years
Does that clarify the position?
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