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Rationalising Constructive Trusts (Hardcover) (Ying Khai Liew)

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It is trite that constructive trusts significantly interfere with the rights of an apparent legal owner of property. This makes it necessary for their imposition to be properly rationalised. Unfortunately, a generally accepted justificatory framework has yet to be attained. Rationalising Constructive Trusts proposes a new structure for a coherent understanding of constructive trusts. By exploring the real-world events which trigger constructive trusts, as well as analyzing how constructive trusts relate to parties' rights and duties, it provides answers to a number of crucial questions. For example: What are the ingredients of a constructive trust claim? What are the limits of constructive trusts? How can we rationalise the imposition of constructive trusts in particular situations? Why do judges exercise different degrees of remedial discretion in different doctrines? From a wider perspective, the author explains how the renewed understanding helps us to appreciate the precise ambit and role of express, constructive, and resulting trusts. Revised Dissertation. (Series: Hart Studies in Private Law, Vol. 25) [Subject: Equity & Trusts, Contract Law, Property Law]
Number of Pages: 369
Genre: Freedom + Security / Law Enforcement
Series Title: Hart Studies in Private Law
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Intl Specialized Book Services
Author: Ying Khai Liew
Language: English
Street Date: September 21, 2017
TCIN: 52944245
UPC: 9781849465960
Item Number (DPCI): 248-50-0110
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