Boundary disputes - a clash of wills or a Shakespearean tragedy?

Simmons, Shane (2011) Boundary disputes - a clash of wills or a Shakespearean tragedy? Spatial Science Queensland. pp. 28-34.

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Boundary disputes between adjoining owners and the issue of boundary repair and resolution have been the subject of dissertations for doctorates’ in philosophy to social commentary by Shakespeare. Lord Hoffmann in the House of Lords appeal court during summation in Alan Wibberley Building Limited v. Insley 1999 eloquently expressed the folly of litigation over boundary disputes when he said, 'Feelings run high and disproportionate amounts of money are spent. Claims to small and valueless pieces of land are pressed with the zeal of Fortinbras's army.'

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Item Type: Article (Commonwealth Reporting Category C)
Refereed: No
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Copies and extracts from Spatial Science Queensland are permitted under the Creative Commons framework on an Attribution and Share Alike basis.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Engineering and Surveying - Department of Surveying and Land Information
Date Deposited: 21 May 2012 04:38
Last Modified: 03 Jul 2013 00:57
Uncontrolled Keywords: boundary disputes; boundary repair; boundary resolution; land title; encroachment; legal issues
Fields of Research : 18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180124 Property Law (excl. Intellectual Property Law)
09 Engineering > 0909 Geomatic Engineering > 090906 Surveying (incl. Hydrographic Surveying)
18 Law and Legal Studies > 1801 Law > 180123 Litigation, Adjudication and Dispute Resolution
Socio-Economic Objective: D Environment > 96 Environment > 9609 Land and Water Management > 960911 Urban and Industrial Land Management

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