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Definition of Incumbrance

In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Incumbrance : (encumbrance, incumbrance)


A right or interest in land owned by someone other than the owner of the land itself; examples include easements, leases, mortgages, and restrictive covenants. When title to the land is .registered (See land registration), encumbrances other than minor and overriding interests are recorded in the Charges Register. Certain encumbrances affecting unregistered land will only be enforceable against third parties if registered at the Land Charges Registry.

See also registration of encumbrances.

Definition of Incumbrance

This arises where someone else has an interest in land.

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  • Article Name: Incumbrance
  • Author: Agostino Von Hassell
  • Description: Definition of Incumbrance In accordance with the work A Dictionary of Law, this is a description of Incumbrance : [...]

This entry was last updated: July 14, 2015


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