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I am a solicitor in Scotland. Can you explain your situation a little more please?
Thanks for your response. In a proper liferent, which this is as it is established by Disposition, the liferenter is entitled to the property and the fruits of the property, such as rental income. The liferenter is under a duty to maintain the property in its condition. Neither the liferenter or the fiar have any duty to improve the property. If the liferenter does so there is no obligation on the fiar to pay compensation for improvements unless there was an agreement between liferenter and fiar or the liferenter in good faith thought he was the owner of the property. I will try to upload an extract from a textbook for you.
Here is the extract from the book called "Unjustified Enrichment". A liferenter who carries out improvements can only recover costs in very limited circumstances.
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