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Adverse possession, which statement is incorrect? a if a person

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Adverse possession, which statement is incorrect?
a if a person adversely occupies a property for a period of over 12 years he automatically becomes the owner of it
B) if a person adversely occupies an unregistered property for over 12 yrs the legal owner is statute barred from being able to take proceedings for possession.
C) obtaining adverse possession is commonly known as squatters rights
Hello and thanks for requesting me.

Statement a is incorrect in that the party would still have to apply to the Land Registry to register their "possessory title" before they can say they have a legal interest in the land.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you so much - the more I'm reading the literature the more muddle im getting but seem to be getting right- so thank you for clearing it up.



No worries Mandy.

I just spotted another question you asked my colleague concerning Tenants in common. Just to clarify that answer, the INCORRECT answer was A. The correct answers were B and C!!

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