McMorland on Easements, Covenants and Licences, 5th edition

Comprehensive analysis and updated commentary on easements, covenants and licences

NZD$ 200.00
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Release Date: May 31, 2023
ISBN/ISSN: 9781988598550

Product description

McMorland on Easements, Covenants and Licences is an authoritative work covering the law relating to these specific, yet related, areas of law. The fifth edition updates content from the last edition with a specific focus on the substantive legislative changes in the Land Transfer Act 2017, significant changes in the covenants chapter, and a major Supreme Court decision on easements. This book will provide the busy practitioner with up-to-date, clear and practical guidance on the law relating to easements, covenants and licences, and the issues which can arise from these rights.

The content from this book is drawn from chapters 16, 17 and 18 of the popular online publication Hinde, McMorland and Sim Land Law in New Zealand providing an in-depth and comprehensive analysis and commentary on all topics.


• The only dedicated resource relating to easements, covenants and licences on the New Zealand market.
• Provides up-to-date, clear and practical guidance.
• Material written by a leading commentator in this area and content from the popular Hinde, McMorland and Sim Land Law in New Zealand (online resource)
• Convenient and portable format.

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Table of contents

  • Part 1: Easements and profits

  • 1 Easements

  • 2 Profits à prendre

  • 3 Disturbance of easements and profits

  • 4 Variation of easements and profits

  • 5 Extinguishment of easements and profits

  • Part 2: Covenants affecting freehold land

  • 1 Introduction to covenants affecting freehold land

  • 2 Covenants affecting freehold land: at common law

  • 3 In equity: covenants created before 1 January 1987

  • 4 Noted covenants

  • 5 Modification or extinguishment of covenants

  • 6 General principles applicable to covenants

  • 7 Remedies for breach

  • Part3: Licences

  • 1 Nature of a licence

  • 2 Types of licence

  • 3 Equitable estoppel

  • 4 Enforceability of licences by third parties

  • 5 Determination of licences