This topic will introduce students to fundamental principles of real property law, particularly the Torrens system in Australia. It provides knowledge of the nature of various proprietary interests in land, their creation and enforceability at law and equity. The topic covers statutory schemes and registration for land under Torrens system, and common law principles relating to general land law. The topic includes a variety of other subjects, such as the doctrines of tenure and estates, native title, leases, easements, and mortgages.
The topic aims to enable students to understand the: