Lord Advocate v Lord Lovat

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34 cases
  • Dunne v Iarnródéireann
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 28 July 2016
    ...(No 3) [2003] 1 IR 396 at 425 per Denham J, is a classic statement to that effect by Lord O'Hagan in Lord Advocate v Lord Lovat (1880) 5 App Cas 273 at 288: As to possession, it must be considered in every case with reference to the peculiar circumstances. The acts, implying possession in ......
  • Bula Ltd v Crowley
    • Ireland
    • Supreme Court
    • 13 February 2003
    ...In a passage which was quote with approval in Treloar v. Nute, [1976] 1 W.L.R. 1295 Lord O'Hagan in The Lord Advocate v. Lord Lovat (1880) 5 App. Cas. 273 said at p. 288 of the report; "As to possession, it must be considered in every case with reference to the peculiar circumstances.......
  • R Best v The Chief Land Registrar The Secretary of State for Justice (Interested Party)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal
    • 21 January 2015
    ...the criminal conduct, from counting as adverse possession for the purposes of acquiring title to land. Mr Rainey referred to Lord Advocate v Lord Lovat (1880) 5 App Cs 273, HL(Sc) (a Scottish case on the law of prescription applicable in Scotland, in which the illegality of the means used t......
  • Best v The Chief Land Registrar The Secretary of State for Justice (Interested Party)
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division (Administrative Court)
    • 7 May 2014
    ...to remedy at the suit of a number of people, may not be without effect on the acquisition of title. 75 Lord Advocate v Lord Lovat (1880) 5 App Cas 273 HL(Sc) is a case on the Scots law of prescription, which may or may not be the same as the law of England. Among many issues was whether a......
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