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Should all boundary disputes be settled by surveyors?

Believe it or not, lawyers do not love boundary disputes. Costly and protracted litigation over small parcels of land is rarely in the client’s best interests, especially if (as is often the case) the dispute is not really about the land itself but some breakdown in neighbourly relations. These antagonisms are usually worsened by court

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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