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Acknowledgement of title

A person claiming adverse possession who acknowledges the paper owner’s title will set time running again. This can mean that he has not run up 12 years adverse possession prior to the coming into force of the Land Registration Act 2002 (13 October 2003); or if the application is made under the provisions of that Act that he has not acquired ten years adverse possession prior to the date of the application. This page explains the position in relation to…

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