Land law: frequently asked questions
Land law: frequently asked questions (England and Wales)
Land law impacts on many aspects of our day-to-day lives. For example, land law determines who owns the land, how it may be used, and how others might gain access to the land.
Land law can often be a difficult subject and that’s why the House of Commons have produced this briefing paper to give an overview of some commonly raised issues, including:
- how to trace ownership of registered and unregistered land;
- how to resolve boundary disputes;
- how to enforce or discharge a restrictive covenant on freehold land; and
- private rights of way.