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IEL Property and Trust Law Contents

The International Encyclopaedia of Laws (IEL) Property and Trust Law includes information in book-length form written in English for 12 countries.  The monographs are written by legal academics and/or practitioners with expertise in property and trust law for those countries.  The monographs enable comparative research in property and trust law.  These monographs include a general introduction on property and trust law followed by specialized chapters on immovable property and real property, legal and equitable interests, movable property and personal property/chattels, acquisition of property rights, trust and fiduciary mechanism, and security.  A more detailed Table of Contents follows:

For each country covered the work provides the following:
Table of contents. List of Abbreviations. General Introduction. Selected Bibliography.
Part I. Immovable Property and Real Property.
1. General Classification.
2. Legal Interests.
3. Equitable Interests.
4. Limited Interests.
5. Security Interests.
6. Joint Ownership.
7. Neighbourhood and Urban Problems.
8. Agrarian Problems.
Part II. Movable Property and Personal Property/Chattels.
1. General Classification.
2. Legal Interests.
3. Equitable Interests.
4. Security Interests.
Part III. Acquisition of Property Rights.
1. Transfer of Property by Contract Inter vivos.
2. Transfer of Property by Death.
3. Possession.
4. Accession.
5. Appropriation.
6. Expropriation.
7. Insolvency.
Part IV. Trust and Fiduciary Mechanisms.
1. Administration of Property.
2. Security.
Part V. Security.
1. Securities in Immovable Property.
2. Securities in Movable Property.
Selected Bibliography.

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Lyonette Louis-Jacques
Foreign and International Law
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D'Angelo Law Library
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