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Consent

Introduction If a person is in occupation of property with the consent of the owner he is not in adverse possession. “It is clearly established that the taking or continuation of possession by a squatter with the actual consent of the paper title owner does not constitute dispossession or possession by the squatter for the purposes of the Act.” (Pye v Graham at para 37). A number of matters arising out of this principle are dealt with on this page.…

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