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Setting the boundaries: a new protocol for resolving disputes

When you hear the term “boundary dispute”, you probably imagine the following familiar set of circumstances: Two parties at loggerheads over a small strip of land. Entrenched positions holding sway over the legal and surveying considerations actually needed to resolve the dispute. A complex, chaotic and protracted dispute, even though there should be a well-worn

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Pushing the Boundaries

A private member’s bill proposes mandatory expert determination of boundary disputes by surveyors A private member’s bill entitled ‘Property Boundaries (Resolution of Disputes) Bill’ would force disputes over boundaries to follow an expert determination procedure involving the appointment of up to three surveyors. When would the new scheme apply? Under the Bill, where a landowner